Spotting Stars From Shaftesbury With Astronomer Steve Tonkin

The Cranborne Chase AONB consultant astronomer Steve Tonkin shares information on the best stargazing sites in the Shaftesbury area with Alfred’s Niky Daly.

Steve says this is one of the most exciting times of the year to check out the dark skies above. And he promises that you can enjoy astronomy without specialist telescopes.

During their chat, Steve puts the incredible achievement of the recent Perseverance Mars Landing into context.