Viking Cruises

Meet the astronomer who's teaching cruise passengers how to read the stars

Dr David Mannion (PhD), is an astronomer onboard the £300m Viking Jupiter – the line's newest ocean ship.

Mannion – who is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, a teacher, the head of science in an international college and an extremely enthusiastic speaker on all topics to do with astronomy – stepped away from the telescope to share what inspires him to explore the mysteries of the universe, with Telegraph Cruise.

First look at £300m Viking Jupiter, the ship that could change your mind about cruising

Telegraph Cruise stepped aboard Viking Jupiter on her inaugural visit to the UK (Portsmouth) last Friday. Here’s everything you need to know about Viking’s newest ocean ship.

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