ladder hill
LADDER HILL
shot in 2004
Ladder Hill was the Tower Hill of St Helena
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JAMESTOWN
The Islands capital
A great view shot from my DJI Drone flying over Jamestown Harbour
Rupert Beach
RUPERT'S BEACH
Easily accessible and safe
Rupert's Beach a popular black sandy beach for days out.
Boer Cemetery
BOER CEMETERY
Individual graves aligned
Hillside burial ground cemetery at Knollcombes

St Helena and Venus (the planet, not the goddess of love)

It’ll be 105 years before anyone on Earth sees another transit of Venus, when the planet passes in front of the sun. And the one that happened on the night of 5/6 June 2012 was not visible from St Helena. But the island played a significant role in helping astronomers learn about the planet – and much else besides. For a brief history that includes the island’s link with famed astronomers, click here.

SEE ALSO:
There’s gold in them stars

LINK:
“If you can see the mole on Cindy Crawford’s face, you can see Venus” – CBC News

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