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Entire Welsh village turns off lights to stargaze with astronaut Tim Peake

Tim Peake in the village of Star
Tim Peake headed to a Welsh village for a night of stargazing (Picture: Adam Gasson/ PA Wire)

An complete Welsh village turned off their lights this night so they may catch a glimpse of the celebs.

Residents of the aptly named village of Star, in Pembrokeshire, had been visited by British astronaut Tim Peake, who talked them by what they may see within the evening sky.

Star was chosen by Google to assist launch the corporate’s new Google Pixel 4, which comes with a brand new enhanced evening mode for astrophotography.

Research by Google revealed that these residing in Wales are least doubtless to go stargazing compared to the remainder of the .

However, the examine additionally demonstrated that there’s a rising curiosity within the matter, with on-line searches for astrophotography growing by 29 per cent yr on yr.

EDITORIAL USE ONLY Astronaut Tim Peake talks to schoolchildren from Ysgol Clydau in Star, a small hamlet in Pembrokeshire, to discuss his experience with astrophotography and his latest space mission, as he supports Google???s campaign in encouraging the nation to get closer to the stars and learn about our universe, Wales. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 23, 2019. A study from Google Pixel 4 reveals that those living in Wales are least likely in the UK to look up to the night sky. The research also reveals that nearly two-thirds of Britons didn???t know that our Galaxy is called the Milky Way, and 17% of people want to take better photos of the night sky. The Google Pixel 4 launched earlier this month with new enhanced Night Sight mode, which can capture photos of the Milky Way in just one tap. Photo credit should read: Adam Gasson/PA Wire
All the lights had been turned off to assist them higher see the sky (Picture: Adam Gasson/ PA Wire)
EDITORIAL USE ONLY Residents and school children from Star, in Pembrokeshire, use the Google Pixel 4 to capture photos of the stars and the Milky Way, Wales. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 23, 2019. A study from Google Pixel 4 reveals that those living in Wales are least likely in the UK to look up to the night sky. The research also reveals that nearly two-thirds of Britons didn???t know that our Galaxy is called the Milky Way, and 17% of people want to take better photos of the night sky. The Google Pixel 4 launched earlier this month with new enhanced Night Sight mode, which can capture photos of the Milky Way in just one tap. Photo credit should read: Adam Gasson/PA Wire
Children had been inspired to take images of the sky (Picture: Adam Gasson/ PA Wire)
EDITORIAL USE ONLY Residents and school children from Star, in Pembrokeshire, use the Google Pixel 4 to capture photos of the stars and the Milky Way, Wales. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 23, 2019. A study from Google Pixel 4 reveals that those living in Wales are least likely in the UK to look up to the night sky. The research also reveals that nearly two-thirds of Britons didn???t know that our Galaxy is called the Milky Way, and 17% of people want to take better photos of the night sky. The Google Pixel 4 launched earlier this month with new enhanced Night Sight mode, which can capture photos of the Milky Way in just one tap. Photo credit should read: Adam Gasson/PA Wire
According to Google’s analysis, Wales do the least quantity of stargazing within the UK (Picture: Adam Gasson /PA Wire)
EDITORIAL USE ONLY Astronaut Tim Peake talks to schoolchildren from Ysgol Clydau in Star, a small hamlet in Pembrokeshire, to discuss his experience with astrophotography and his latest space mission, as he supports Google???s campaign in encouraging the nation to get closer to the stars and learn about our universe, Wales. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 23, 2019. A study from Google Pixel 4 reveals that those living in Wales are least likely in the UK to look up to the night sky. The research also reveals that nearly two-thirds of Britons didn???t know that our Galaxy is called the Milky Way, and 17% of people want to take better photos of the night sky. The Google Pixel 4 launched earlier this month with new enhanced Night Sight mode, which can capture photos of the Milky Way in just one tap. Photo credit should read: Adam Gasson/PA Wire
The astronaut opened up about his love for astrophotography (Picture: Adam Gasson /PA Wire)

The knowledge confirmed that the subject can be looked for by individuals residing in Wales greater than wherever else within the nation.

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It additionally revealed that just about 1 / 4 of Brits suppose that the sun is a planet, whereas 61 per cent of individuals didn’t know the Earth’s galaxy known as the Milky Way.

While 68 per cent of individuals didn’t know that that the primary British astronaut in area was a lady.

Helen Sharman flew to area in 1991, on the age of 27.

During his go to to Star, Mr Peake instructed locals about his love for astrophotography and inspired them to stargaze as a lot as they probably might.

EDITORIAL USE ONLY Residents and school children from Star, in Pembrokeshire, use the Google Pixel 4 to capture photos of the stars and the Milky Way, Wales. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 23, 2019. A study from Google Pixel 4 reveals that those living in Wales are least likely in the UK to look up to the night sky. The research also reveals that nearly two-thirds of Britons didn???t know that our Galaxy is called the Milky Way, and 17% of people want to take better photos of the night sky. The Google Pixel 4 launched earlier this month with new enhanced Night Sight mode, which can capture photos of the Milky Way in just one tap. Photo credit should read: Adam Gasson/PA Wire
More than half of Brits didn’t know the primary British astronaut was a lady (Picture: Adam Gasson /PA Wire)
EDITORIAL USE ONLY Residents and school children from Star, in Pembrokeshire, use the Google Pixel 4 to capture photos of the stars and the Milky Way, Wales. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 23, 2019. A study from Google Pixel 4 reveals that those living in Wales are least likely in the UK to look up to the night sky. The research also reveals that nearly two-thirds of Britons didn???t know that our Galaxy is called the Milky Way, and 17% of people want to take better photos of the night sky. The Google Pixel 4 launched earlier this month with new enhanced Night Sight mode, which can capture photos of the Milky Way in just one tap. Photo credit should read: Adam Gasson/PA Wire
The occasion was arrange by Google (Picture: Adam Gasson /PA Wire)
EDITORIAL USE ONLY Residents and school children from Star, in Pembrokeshire, use the Google Pixel 4 to capture photos of the stars and the Milky Way, Wales. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 23, 2019. A study from Google Pixel 4 reveals that those living in Wales are least likely in the UK to look up to the night sky. The research also reveals that nearly two-thirds of Britons didn???t know that our Galaxy is called the Milky Way, and 17% of people want to take better photos of the night sky. The Google Pixel 4 launched earlier this month with new enhanced Night Sight mode, which can capture photos of the Milky Way in just one tap. Photo credit should read: Adam Gasson/PA Wire
The Google Pixel Four has an enhanced evening mode (Picture: Adam Gasson /PA Wire)

He mentioned: ‘It’s very arduous to describe the sensation of wanting on the Earth from area, however whenever you see beautiful pictures of area taken from Earth it undoubtedly evokes a few of that very same feeling.

‘Now that I have my feet firmly on the ground, it’s been fantastic to share my mission with the general public.’

The Google Pixel Four goes on sale on October 24.

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