Tag Archives: BBC Stargazing Live

Event Cancelled – BBC Stargazing Live 21st March

Unfortunately due to unforseen circumstances, we have had to cancel the planned event in Dalby Forest to coincide with the BBC Stargazing Live series this year. The event, which was planned for 21st March, would have been our final public … Continue reading






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Public Stargazing – 7th February 2014

The penultimate public stargazing event of the 2013/14 season took place in Dalby Forest on Friday 7th February.  Despite mixed weather forecasts a large crowd came along on the night but unfortunately no observing was possible. Society founder and honorary … Continue reading






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Hundreds of stargazers flock to the forest to see the night sky

Saturday’s BBC Stargazing Live star party was a spectacular success for the society, with over 500 people travelling from miles around to sample the dark skies of Dalby Forest.  Crisp clear skies allowed views of Jupiter, the Moon, and many … Continue reading






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SARAS Welcomes New Year in Drizzly Dalby

Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society welcomed a group of around 50 people to the first public stargazing event of the year in Dalby Forest. Despite promising conditions prior to the start of the evening, the clouds and drizzle rolled in … Continue reading






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2nd Scarborough Earl of Londesborough Cub Scouts aim for Astronomer activity badges

Another group of around 15 Cub Scouts started work towards their astronomer activity badge on Monday 25th February.  Andy Exton FRAS visited the Cubs of 2nd Scarborough Earl of Londesborough at their hall and despite clouds and no observing of … Continue reading






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