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Star party

All eyes were on the skies on Friday April 3 as almost 20 people came together to enjoy a star party held in the car park of Intermarché supermarket near Lagoa.

Residents from Portugal, Italy, France, Canada and the UK looked through the telescope of local resident Hal Jones during the successful star party.

2009 is the international year of astronomy with events taking place across the globe in celebration.

For further information about the international year of astronomy please visit (available in English).