Monthly Archives: December 2012

Quadrantids meteor shower – Peak 3rd January

Thursday 3rd January 2013 sees the peak of the first major meteor shower of the year.  The Quadrantids peak during daytime for UK observers but meteors can be observed during the period 1st to 6th January so some of these … Continue reading






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Merry Christmas from Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society

Everyone at Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your support during 2012.  We have had a great year showing dozens of members of the public the wonders of the night … Continue reading






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Another society member elected as a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society

Society secretary Andy Exton has recently been granted Fellowship of the Royal Astronomical Society following a council meeting held on 14th December 2012.  In addition to Andy, the society has two other RAS fellows; Mell Jeffery FRAS (SARAS Treasurer) and … Continue reading






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Amendment to social media posting from website

We have been having a few problems with notifications of new website content filtering through to Facebook as it appears that the application we were using within Facebook has stopped working.  Posts to Twitter were still working fine though. However, … Continue reading






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BBC Stargazing LIVE event at RSPB Bempton – Saturday 12th January

Arrangements have now been confirmed for the joint event between SARAS and the RSPB at Bempton, East Yorkshire to coincide with BBC Stargazing LIVE 2013.  The poster on the left gives details (opens in a new window). As previously stated … Continue reading






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