Jon Culshaw's dark obsession... | Impressionist is a keen eclipse-chaser

Jon Culshaw's dark obsession...

Impressionist is a keen eclipse-chaser

Punching Up

Impressionist Jon Culshaw has revealed a strange hobby: chasing total solar eclipses around the world.

The Dead Ringers star will be travelling to the States in the late summer for the next one, which cuts a swathe across the country on August 21.

And he even said that if he could choose his ideal last 24 hours: ‘I’d insist it coincides with a total solar eclipse so I can get one final, breathtaking view.’

Culshaw is a keen amateur astronomer, and even has a regular column in the Sky At Night magazine.

Speaking to Scotland’s Sunday Post, he explained: ‘It’s good for the soul to look at Jupiter or Mars and realise that you are part of this vast universe with its beauty and its wonder.’

Published: 10 Apr 2017

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