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Astronomer snaps night of a thousand stars (eventually)

This is a picture of the night sky over St Helena – and it nearly wasn’t taken. Astronomer Steve Owens had travelled from Scotland see whether the island could qualify as an International Dark Sky Place, to encourage star-gazing tourism. … Continue reading

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Looking up: a star role for St Helena tourism?

Cosmic news: not only have officials been surveying all the land on St Helena, but now an astronomer is on his way to survey the sky. The stars above Diana’s Peak could become another “national park” in all but name, attracting … Continue reading

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