STEVEN JAPPE - Full moon rising above the town clock tower. Life through the Lens: Moon stars over Ipswich. Local photographers - both professional and amateur - capture the beauty of the night sky over Ipswich.
STEVEN JAPPE - Full moon rising above the town clock tower. Life through the Lens: Moon stars over Ipswich. Local photographers - both professional and amateur - capture the beauty of the night sky over Ipswich. Contributed

Life through the Lens: Full moon stars over Ipswich

A LONG time ago in a galaxy far, far away... actually it was this week in Ipswich that we asked local photographers to go out and capture the beauty of the night sky.

With a full moon overhead, it was no surprise that our nearest celestial neighbour dominated the submissions to our Facebook page.

We liked Steven Jappe's 'Full moon rising above town clock tower' - a photo that was a favourite with our readers too.

And Debbie Mulder's 'Moon in a blue sky' (below) also stood out from the night-time theme.

DEBBIE MULDER - Moon in a blue sky. Life through the Lens: Moon stars over Ipswich. Local photographers - both professional and amateur - capture the beauty of the night sky over Ipswich.
DEBBIE MULDER - Moon in a blue sky. Life through the Lens: Moon stars over Ipswich. Local photographers - both professional and amateur - capture the beauty of the night sky over Ipswich. Contributed

Regular poster Bobby D Skidmore opted for a different approach: "Without the moon comes the darkness. And that brings details in the Milky way we don't see much of..."

BOBBY D SKIDMORE - Without the moon comes darkness. Life through the Lens: Moon stars over Ipswich. Local photographers - both professional and amateur - capture the beauty of the night sky over Ipswich.
BOBBY D SKIDMORE - Without the moon comes darkness. Life through the Lens: Moon stars over Ipswich. Local photographers - both professional and amateur - capture the beauty of the night sky over Ipswich. Contributed

Click here to see more of these amazing photos here:

What is also amazing is that kids can now discover the secrets of the cosmos in the out-of-this-world Amazing Space sticker series starting nexk week!

Look for your tokens in paper from Saturday 16 May to Saturday 6 June and present them at participating newsagents for your FREE Activity Book, 3D Glasses and Sticker Card.

There are 30 Sticker Cards to collect, plus cool instant prizes to be won!

Be there in time for lift off in paper from Saturday 16 May.

Available only while stocks last.


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