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Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

BBC Stargazing Live 2016 Ground Control to Major Tim (Peake that is!) The preparation for this began in November when a twitter feed confirmed there would be another Stargazing Live series and the probable transmission dates. Then it was a flurry of emails to Dyffryn Gardens, the National Museum to arrange our stand on January 16th and the BBC to obtain 'official' approval for our star party around the observatory on January 14th. Without this we would not have any publicity via the BBC SGL web site. Next day the BBC banner went up on the fence by the Dyffryn Gardens café and but before I had much time to turn around and draw breath, Dyffryn emailed to say they…

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