Monthly Archives: January 2013

Starfest 2013 details announced

We are pleased to announce the details have been finalised for our 13th Annual Starfest in Dalby Forest.  All society members should have received their email and booking form today.  For regular attendees, details will be on their way to … Continue reading






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Two more Cub Scout groups on their way to achieving their Astronomy badge

On Monday night society secretary Andy Exton FRAS travelled to Whitby to visit Eskmouth (Whitby) Cubs and help them start their Astronomy badge.  The 15 Cubs had a presentation to cover the knowledge required to pass their badge, such as … Continue reading






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Observatory Maintenance Underway

Some of our members braved the snow today to give the observatories at Dalby Forest a good clean inside and out. The snow was pretty deep and we literally had to dig our way to the dome doors. The observatory domes are … Continue reading






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3rd Scarborough (St. Marks) Guides start work towards their Space “Go-For-It”.

Despite the bad weather recently, Andy Exton attended 3rd Scarborough (St. Marks) Guides on the evening of Wednesday 23rd January.  The Girl Guides are working towards their Space “Go-For-It” award and although the evening was against them for observing through … Continue reading






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Members Night Cancelled

After keeping a close eye on the weather, we have decided to cancel tomorrow night’s Members Night at Sawdon Village Hall due to the further snowfall forecast.  Safety has to be our ultimate priority, and snow and icy roads are … Continue reading






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