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The Eclipse In Photos: Looking For A Star

by | 4th, January 2011

THE eclipse was not total. The eclipse was not a harbinger of doom – Nicholas Owen has news on that. The astronomers on Parliament Hill, Hampstead, peered through the dense cloud cover. Members of the Newcastle Astronomical Society with telescopes at St. Mary’s Lighthouse in Whitley Bay searched for a chink in the cloud cover. Still, if you recalibrate the telescope you can see a real star, like Anthea Turner…

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Astronomers gathered on Parliament Hill, Hampstead, north London as dense cloud cover disappointed the sky-gazers hoping to catch a glimpse of a partial solar eclipse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday January 4, 2011. See PA story SCIENCE Eclipse. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire



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