Ayton Meeting – Guest Speaker: Stuart Atkinson – “REMEMBERING CASSINI – Looking back at the Cassini Mission to Saturn” – 15 November 2019

(PLEASE ENSURE TO READ NOTE BELOW RE ACCESS TO THE HALL)

Guest speaker Stuart Atkinson, from Eddington Astronomical society in Cumbria will be presenting the talk “REMEMBERING CASSINI – Looking back at the Cassini Mission to Saturn”

Stuart describes himself as “a lifelong amateur astronomer and “Public Outreach Educator” living in Kendal, in the beautiful Lake District in Cumbria, England. I am the author of nine children’s astronomy and spaceflight books, and my latest book, “A Cat’s Guide To The Night Sky” was published last October by Laurence King.”

PLEASE NOTE:

Resurfacing work is being done on the car park at Ayton village hall and tarmac laying will occur this Friday, rendering the front door to the hall inaccessible even on foot.
The alternative access to the hall will be via Carr Lane and walking across the playing field to the rear/side door of the hall. 
Carr Lane is off the mini roundabout by the church.
Park on Carr Lane (it is a residential street).

Free for members of the society.
£3 on the door for non-members.

Doors open 7:15pm
Free refreshments.

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4th October 2019 – Public Observing Night at Dalby Forest

Public Stargazing in Dalby Forest – October 2019






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Introduction to Astronomy evening – 20th September 2019

Friday 20th September 7.45pm, East Ayton Village Hall

Introduction to Astronomy evening

This event is for those who have or want to develop an interest in Astronomy but don’t know where to start or have a telescope and don’t know how to use it effectively.
It will include a short introductory talk followed by a chance for non-members to approach members for help and advice on astronomy or in setting
up and using their telescopes.

Feel free to bring along equipment you may have if you don’t know how to use it.

Free for members.
£3 for non-members, payable on the door.
Free refreshments

http://www.scarborough-ryedale-as.org.uk/saras/event/introduction-to-astronomy-evening-20th-september-2019/?instance_id=5373

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Dalby StarFest 2019 – Registrations Now Closed

Registrations for Dalby StarFest 2019 have now closed

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Annual General Meeting – 19th July 2019

Review of the 2018/19 year, elections of the committee and voting on any other business.
The meeting takes place at Ayton Village Hall, East Ayton.

There will be no guest speaker or astronomy presentation at this meeting.

If anyone would like to stand for a role on the committee or do not wish to stand for re-election, please let the Secretary know before the meeting: saras.secretary@gmail.com

Membership fees for 2019/20 are due from society members and can be paid on the evening.

Non-society members welcome.

Refreshments available after the meeting.

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