Monthly Archives: January 2014

Open Evening 2014

Friday 17th January saw the society hold its annual open night at Ayton Village Hall.  A good number of visitors on the evening attended to learn more about the society and the hobby with several taking out membership on the … Continue reading






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Society Visits Ebberston Village Hall

Thursday 16th January saw society founder and honorary president John Harper FRAS visit Ebberston Village Hall to give a “Journey into Space” for all those attending.  Unfortunately, technical difficulties on the evening meant that John had to revert to giving … Continue reading






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SARAS Visit Malton Montessori School

From society treasurer Mell Jeffery FRAS following her visit to the Malton Montessori School on Wednesday 15th January 2014…… An early evening of stargazing was arranged, but unfortunately the weather didn’t play ball. Although the Moon and Jupiter could be … Continue reading






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SARAS Visit Snainton Young Farmers Club

Monday 13th January saw society secretary Andy Exton FRAS visit Snainton Village Hall to meet the local YFC members.  The society had been invited to give the group a talk on astronomy and what the society does.  Unfortunately no observing … Continue reading






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Hundreds of stargazers flock to the forest to see the night sky

Saturday’s BBC Stargazing Live star party was a spectacular success for the society, with over 500 people travelling from miles around to sample the dark skies of Dalby Forest.  Crisp clear skies allowed views of Jupiter, the Moon, and many … Continue reading






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