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Happy New Year – Welcome to 2018

Happy New Year everyone, welcome to 2018. A reminder that we don’t have a Public Viewing Night at Dalby in January (next is 2nd Feb 2018) but we do have a guest speaker: Professor Brad Gibson, Hull University – “Where … Continue reading






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Guest Speaker: Stuart Atkinson – “ROSETTA – Landing On a Comet. Europe’s Apollo” – 17 November 2017

Friday 17 November 7.45pm, East Ayton Village Hall In his talk “ROSETTA – Landing On a Comet. Europe’s Apollo” guest speaker Stuart Atkinson, from Kendal in Cumbria, will look back at the European Space Agency’s hugely successful Rosetta mission to … Continue reading






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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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