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There’s gold in them stars

The way the old saying has it, all that glisters is not gold. But in the case of the stars over St Helena, it seems the saying is wrong. The astronomer who came to “audit” the island’s night sky in … Continue reading

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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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Island loses ‘£100,000’, but P&O declines to express regret

It’s thought St Helena lost up to £100,000 because passengers on the cruise ship MV Arcadia were not allowed to land on the island, in what’s been called a “flat calm” sea. The island’s tourism association is now pursuing a … Continue reading

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