“Used by the London Royal Astronomical Society for viewing stars at night. I have viewed planets and stars there with my boys with just binoculars, and it was GREAT!!!! Watch out during hunting season, as the area is used for hunting. Watch out for deer ticks. In the fields around this site, bombs were allegedly dropped during training exercises for the RAF, and there are said to be some unexploded ordnances out in the fields. But if you stay on the trails and the cleared areas you will be fine.”
Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and founded EarthSky.org in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website. She has won a galaxy of awards from the broadcasting and science communities, including having an asteroid named 3505 Byrd in her honor. A science communicator and educator since 1976, Byrd believes in science as a force for good in the world and a vital tool for the 21st century. "Being an EarthSky editor is like hosting a big global party for cool nature-lovers," she says.