from our Local Paper The Gazette
BLACKPOOL'S brightest Illumination has been blasted by a world famous astronomer for ruining the view of the sky at night.
Sir Patrick Moore has slammed Blackpool Tower for installing of a green laser beam which shoots-out light at 10 minute intervals.
The beam, which it is claimed can be seen 30 miles away, is set to shine until the end of the Illuminations on November 4.
But the man who brought astronomy to the masses in his TV programme The Sky at Night, and a former chairman of the British Astronomical Association, said the light should be