Events to showcase dark skies
Would-be stargazers are being invited to embrace the Island's night skies this month.
A series of special astronomical events is being held to kickstart the '2018: Year of Our Island' cultural commemorations.
The first two are being held at Onchan Park on 19 and 20 January, from 7pm.
There's also a chance to visit the Island's observatory on 24 and 25 January.
Astronomer Howard Parkin explains why it's his passion:
BA: For more information about those events, visit ourisland.im.