Astronomers and stargazers across the ITV Meridian region will be up early on Wednesday morning for an event none of them will live to see again. In 2004, hundreds of people watched the spectacle from the observatory at Herstmonceux. We uploaded Roz Upton's report from 2004.
More top news
Saturday morning's weather for the east of the region
Saturday morning's weather for the west of the region
Man jailed for leaving another needing metal jaw plates after unprovoked attack