One of nature's greatest light shows, the Perseid meteor shower, is visible over Northern Ireland.Read more
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If you can find a clear view to the north, and a clear night, the comet Neowise is clearly visible in Cumbria's night sky.
The Kendal astronomer Stuart Atkinson is in his element, apart from when the clouds roll in, and a number of other photographers have captured some excellent images too.
For those who have felt trapped by lockdown measures, the night sky could offer an escape.