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Friday 15th February 2019 7.45pm Speaker: John Harper FRAS – “The Moon” Dark Sky Festival Event

Friday 15th February 2019 7.45pm, East Ayton Village Hall Speaker: John Harper FRAS – “The Moon” SARAS Founder and President John Harper FRAS will be giving a talk on The Moon as part of the Dark Sky Festival






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22nd February 19:30 -21:30: Stars in the sky – SARAS & National Trust Dark Skies Festival Event

On Friday 22 February Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society are teaming up with The National Trust at Ravenscar to gaze at stars and planets, marking the North York Moors National Park’s Dark Skies Festival. Free Event but booking required as … Continue reading






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Notice: Public Observing Nights at Dalby Forest 1st Feb/1st March 2019

Please be aware that gostargazing.co.uk have incorrectly advertised our event on 1st Feb 2019 as a Hidden Horizons paid event. They have also listed us as running an event on both the 1st and 8th of March. To Clarify: SARAS … Continue reading






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Happy New Year

Welcome to 2019 I hope Santa brought everyone what they wanted including new astronomy gear, as this would account for the increase in cloud and fog exactly on Christmas. I’ve managed a few visual observations of Comet 46P/Wirtanen, currently in … Continue reading






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Dalby StarFest 2019 – Dates Announced

Dates for Dalby StarFest 2019 have now been confirmed: Thursday 29th August – Mon 2nd September 2019 New moon is on the 30th so hopefully dark skies aplenty Booking will commence from January 2019 – event details available HERE and … Continue reading






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