Monthly Archives: Apr 2014

International Dark Sky Week (20th – 26th April 2014)

We are currently in International Dark Sky Week that forms a part of Global Astronomy Month.  Running between 20th and 26th April, International Dark Sky Week has the goals of inspiring people to celebrate the beauty of the night sky, … Continue reading






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Active Galactic Nuclei with Dr Stuart Lumsden

The guest speaker for the April meeting of the society at Ayton Village Hall was Dr Stuart Lumsden from the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Leeds.  Due to Good Friday, the meeting was brought forward to … Continue reading






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Astronomical society forms part of 1st Sci-Fi convention on Yorkshire coast

The weekend of April 5th and 6th saw the first ever Sci-Fi convention held on the Yorkshire Coast, Sci-Fi Scarborough at the Scarborough Spa.  Fans from across the country descended on the venue to enjoy all the action, with many … Continue reading






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