Mansfield

A local astronomer’s quest to fly out of this world

Michael Knowles, an Astronomer from Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, couldn’t miss the opportunity to bid for a place to fly aboard the Blue Origin space capsule. Here’s what he said: The 5th of May 2021 marked an inaugural world civilian opportunity. A bidding platform was devised for people from all walks of life to bid a price […]
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Local astronomer captures solar eclipse

On June 10th the British Isle was treated to an annular partial eclipse which took place between 10am and 12:30pm, and an astronomer has captured the scene from Nottinghamshire. Astronomer Michael Knowles from Mansfield photographed and documented the experience this morning, managing to still capture the eclipse despite the cloudy overcast. He said, “I made an […]
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