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The next fortnight will be a real treat for stargazers - there are five planets to see in the evening sky, Mars is looking the best we’ve seen in 15 years, and on the morning of July 28 there will be a total lunar eclipse. Here are all the dates to mark in your calendar!


Last night the world was treated to a total lunar eclipse that also coincided with a so-called super moon. The entirety of the eclipse - all five hours and 17 minutes - was visible from practically everywhere in Australia. Or at least it would have been if clouds hadn't spoiled the show.

Sadly, our next total solar eclipse isn’t until 2028. However, that doesn’t mean we there are no eclipses to get excited about for the next 11 years. In fact, we’ve got more eclipses coming than you can poke a stick at.


For the past few weeks, the majority of Australians have been enjoying clear blue skies. Tonight, it is cloudy as buggery. What a cosmic joke. If you're currently beset by dreary weather and can't see a damn thing, we've got you covered. Watch the live stream right here.


Today, certain parts of the world will be treated to a ring-of-fire eclipse -- a spectacular celestial event that looks like someone has punched a huge hole through the sun's centre, leaving only the outer ring behind. Sadly, Australia isn't in the best geographic location to view this eclipse, which will appear exclusively in Africa. Still, there are still ways to get a great view online. Here's what you need to know.