Launch day for a new sky blog

The Equinox Sky Camp in 2004As I described in an earlier post, blogging is literally set to reach new heights when space tourist Anousheh Ansari keeps her own online diary aboard the International Space Station this week.

Not to be outdone, this blogger is to boldly go and discover the new world (to him) of camping, meet fellow astronomical lifeforms and blog all about it. Tomorrow marks the start of the UK’s biggest star party, the Equinox Sky Camp, to be held at Kelling Heath near Holt in Norfolk.

Well it seemed like a good idea when I booked in those balmy days of of high summer, just a few weeks ago. And it should be a splendid opportunity to meet some of Britain’s most dedicated amateur astronomers and observe under dark skies. (I promise no jokes about the excitement being in tents).

It seemed like an ideal time to start a new project and launch my Skylog – a new blog devoted to events of interest to skywatchers. I shall do my best to blog regularly from Kelling Heath so do visit the blog and keep up with all the fun.

The photo shows happy campers with some serious kit at the Equinox Sky Camp in 2004.

Paul Sutherland

Paul Sutherland

I have been a professional journalist for nearly 40 years. I write regularly for science magazines including BBC Sky at Night magazine, BBC Focus, Astronomy Now and Popular Astronomy. I have also authored three books on astronomy and contributed to others.
Paul Sutherland

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Paul Sutherland

I have been a professional journalist for nearly 40 years. I write regularly for science magazines including BBC Sky at Night magazine, BBC Focus, Astronomy Now and Popular Astronomy. I have also authored three books on astronomy and contributed to others.

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