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Open Evening 2014

Friday 17th January saw the society hold its annual open night at Ayton Village Hall.  A good number of visitors on the evening attended to learn more about the society and the hobby with several taking out membership on the … Continue reading






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Astronomy Night at Pickering Community Junior School

The society were invited to visit Pickering Community Junior School on the evening of Monday 14th October to provide an astronomy night for the Year 5 pupils.  The pupils have recently been studying their “High in the Sky” project that … Continue reading






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Comet C/2011 L4 (Panstarrs) crosses Cassiopeia

Comet C/2011 L4 (Pan-Starrs) continues its journey in the northern hemisphere skies.  Over the next couple of weeks, the comet passes through the constellation of Cassiopeia and crosses the easily recognisable asterism of stars that form the ‘W’ on April … Continue reading






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BBC Stargazing LIVE event at RSPB Bempton – Saturday 23rd February

Saturday 23rd February saw our final BBC Stargazing LIVE event of the 2013 season at RSPB Bempton Cliffs.  As with the January event, a good turnout was at Bempton with over 50 members of the public despite the cloudy weather … Continue reading






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February’s public observing night captured on film as over 50 brave the rain

Despite a mixed weather forecast, a crowd of over 50 ventured to the Low Dalby Astronomy Centre in Dalby Forest for the February public observing event.  The evening started out with cloud and drizzle so attendees were given a talk … Continue reading






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