Tag Archives: Andy Exton FRAS

February Ayton Village Hall Meeting

Unfortunately due to illness, society founder and honorary president John Harper was unable to give the second installment of his talk on the Moon at the February meeting at Ayton Village Hall.  Don’t worry though, we will reschedule John for … 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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Pickering Brownies and Guides Enjoy Clear Dalby Skies

Over 40 girls from the Brownies and Guides in Pickering along with several parents and leaders visited Dalby Forest on the evening of Monday 9th February.  Society members Andy Exton FRAS and Mell Jeffery FRAS assisted the girls with work … Continue reading






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First Beaver Group Assisted with Space Activity Badge

Society secretary Andy Exton FRAS visited the Wharfe Beavers of Westborough Methodist Church in Scarborough on Friday 26th September. The Space Activity Badge is a newly launched badge from the Scout Association for Beavers and this was the first group … Continue reading






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Clifton Methodist Cubs Start Astronomer Activity Badge

Society secretary Andy Exton FRAS visited Dalby Forest on Saturday 12th July to meet the cub scouts from Clifton Methodist in York.  The initial plan was to do some observing from Adderstone Field but a thunderstorm resulted in the group … Continue reading






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