Monthly Archives: Feb 2014

Aurora display down the east coast – 27th February 2014

Members of the public along the east coast were treated to a fantastic display of the aurora borealis or northern lights last night (27th February 2014).  The display was caused by an X-class flare originating from the Sun and interacting … Continue reading






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Paul Money – Images of the Universe, Volume 1 – 21st February

The February monthly meeting of the society was held at Ayton Village Hall on Friday 21st February.  Guest speaker for the meeting was Paul Money FRAS FBIS who had last visited the society around a year earlier.  The topic for … Continue reading






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Astronomy Night at Allerston Youth Group – 19th February

Society secretary Andy Exton FRAS visited the Youth Group from Allerston at Allerston Village Hall on Wednesday 19th February.  Luckily a part clear sky was forecast and Andy was able to show the group of youngsters a number of objects … Continue reading






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Public Stargazing – 7th February 2014

The penultimate public stargazing event of the 2013/14 season took place in Dalby Forest on Friday 7th February.  Despite mixed weather forecasts a large crowd came along on the night but unfortunately no observing was possible. Society founder and honorary … Continue reading






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