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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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20th January 2017 East Ayton Meeting – Guest Speaker – James Lees: “Space, it gets weird”

 A talk by James Lees of York University “Space is really big so it’s no wonder that it has more than just a few oddities. In this talk we’ll explore the strangest things we’ve found out there including Exoplanets, Hypernova … Continue reading






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Members group nights prove popular during a period of good conditions

Members of the society have been very busy in the recent couple of weeks with some great opportunities for group observing around the local area.  We were very fortunate to have the opportunity for observing from our Ravenscar site two … Continue reading






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2nd annual society winter star camp

Members of the society held the 2nd annual winter star camp over the 28th February and 1st March 2014 at Humble Bee Farm, Flixton. Partly cloudy skies throughout the evenings and lovely clear blue skies during Saturday daytime allowed plenty … Continue reading






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