A TROOP of scouts spent a day star gazing at Hurstmonceux observatory as part of their astronomy badge.
The 15 youngsters from 6th Hastings Scouts were joined at the centre by their leader Gavin Strachan.
According to Mr Strachan the boys, aged between ten and 14, had a great day.
The scout group - along with others across 1066 Country - is now getting ready for its annual trip to Buxton in Derbyshire.
Anyone who wants to join a troop should call 01424 426878.