Starwatch: Jupiter, Saturn and Venus chart the moon’s movement
Jupiter and Saturn will showcase the moon’s phases with Venus providing additional markers along the way

Stuart Clark

06, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Starwatch: another moon cruise past Jupiter and Saturn
Low in the south, the planets are slowly moving apart following December’s great conjunction

Stuart Clark

19, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Scotland’s first female astronomer royal looks to open the universe to all
Renowned astrophysicist Prof Catherine Heymans hopes to broaden the appeal of her white male-dominated field

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

13, Jun, 2021 @2:10 PM

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Starwatch: Saturn, Jupiter and Mercury line up with moon
Grouping spans length of Capricornus, helping to mark out faint shape of the goat constellation

Stuart Clark

08, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Astrology is definitely not written in the stars | Letter
Letters: We need to follow rationality and logic, not hocus-pocus, says John Zarnecki


23, Dec, 2020 @5:09 PM

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Clouds spoil UK's view of Saturn and Jupiter's 'great conjunction'
Two planets appeared closest to each other in the night sky for almost 400 years

Sarah Marsh

21, Dec, 2020 @6:57 PM

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How to see the great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn on the winter solstice
The last time the planets were this close from our viewpoint on Earth was almost 400 years ago

Stuart Clark

21, Dec, 2020 @2:22 PM

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The 'great conjunction' kicks off a new astrological epoch. So what now? | Emily Segal
The apparent meeting of Jupiter and Saturn in the skies – known as the ‘great conjunction’ – marks the birth of a new astrological epoch

Emily Segal

21, Dec, 2020 @11:15 AM

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How to watch the Jupiter and Saturn 'great conjunction' on winter solstice
On 21 December, the planets will align, appearing closer than they have since the middle ages, in what is being called a ‘Christmas kiss’

Helen Sullivan

21, Dec, 2020 @10:52 AM

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Jupiter and Saturn meet in closest ‘great conjunction’ since 1623
Astronomers gear up to watch solar system’s two largest planets side by side in night sky

Ian Sample Science editor

18, Dec, 2020 @10:14 AM

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Starwatch: 'Christmas star' is the closest great conjunction in almost 400 years
The gas giants Jupiter and Saturn will soon align so closely in the south-western sky they may appear as one

Stuart Clark

14, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Nasa's Dragonfly mission to Saturn's Titan moon delayed
Covid pandemic sets back exploration that aims to shed light on origin of life on Earth

Stuart Clark

01, Oct, 2020 @8:30 PM

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