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Friday 19th May: Paul Money, Sky at Night Magazine

Friday 19th May, 7.45pm, Ayton Village Hall – – a talk by the inimitable Paul Money, Features Editor of The Sky at Night Magazine. Paul’s talks are always lively, entertaining and accessible for all levels of experience so we hope … Continue reading






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17th March 2017: Jim Cornmell, SARAS

Building and using a semi-robotic observatory. A talk by Jim Cornmell. Jim is a long time member of the society who is known for producing stunning images of the night sky, particularly deep space objects. This talk is sure to … Continue reading






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Starry Skies for the First Public Stargazing Event of 2015/16

The first public stargazing event of 2015/16 took place on Friday 2nd October under the dark skies of Dalby Forest.  Starry skies although with some high cloud did not disappoint around 60 members of the public. Visitors were able to … Continue reading






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Autumnal Equinox – 23rd September 2015

08:22 UTC (09:22 BST) sees the Southward equinox.  For ourselves in the Northern Hemisphere, it is known as the Autumnal equinox and the Vernal or Spring equinox for residents in the Southern Hemisphere. The Sun falls on the Celestial Equator … Continue reading






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Event Confusion Clarification

Following some confusion over a recent public stargazing night in Scarborough, held to observe the planet Saturn, we would like to clarify the situation with the following: All events organised and run by Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society are listed … Continue reading






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