Shaftesbury Could Enjoy ‘Best Ever’ Stargazing Opportunity This Year

We live in one of the darkest parts of southern England and the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty was designated an International Dark Sky Reserve in October 2019.

The countryside charity CPRE wants you to count stars and help measure light pollution during February.

Bob Mizon

The AONB’s consultant astronomer Bob Mizon says he ‘wouldn’t be surprised if it’s the best results ever’ for the annual star count. Bob explains why and tells you how to participate.