Monthly Archives: Dec 2013

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 2013.  We have had a great year showing dozens of members of the public the wonders of the night … Continue reading






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Winter Solstice – 21st December 17:11 UT

This afternoon at 17:11 UT winter officially starts in the northern hemisphere with the winter solstice. The solstice occurs when the northern hemisphere of the Earth is inclined at a maximum angle (23° 26′) away from the Sun and results in … Continue reading






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Cloudy skies for 6th December public stargazing

Friday 6th December saw the monthly stargazing evening in Dalby Forest.  The skies looked hopeful despite a mixed forecast whilst society members were setting up their equipment in the Low Dalby courtyard but before the evening started, the skies completely … Continue reading






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