Well our Stargazing Live event got off to a good start as we played host to Radio Norfolk’s Treasure Hunt on Sunday 17/01/2016. John managed to hide the clue on the International Space Station, alright our model of it!! After some thinking on the acquired clue they finally jumped back in their car and sped off over the horizon. Would just like to say a huge thank you to all of you boys and girls who helped us out during the day.
The grand opening took place at 2pm by the King’s Lynn Deputy Mayor and Mayoress Cllr David and Mrs Linda Whitby and Downham Market Mayor and Mayoress Cllr John and Mrs Margaret Fox. As always we were well supported by the local dignitaries. They made short work of our tea and biscuits!!
As always we had a good sortment of scopes and binos in the field next to the hall and due to the moons current phase we were able to show the public the moon by daylight. The sun occasionally came out for those with the relevant filters. But as usual the good old British weather let us down in the evening with plenty of low cloud, hey ho getting used to it now.
So all in all a really good day enjoyed by everyone. Looking forward to next year’s now.
Clear Skies Everyone.
Leon Askew, Membership Secretary