Tag Archives: Bob Christy

SARAS visit the 1st Scarborough Scouts at their group camp in Dalby Forest

On the evening of Friday 10th May 2013 society members Andy Exton FRAS and Bob Christy FBIS visited the 1st Scarborough Scout group at their annual camp in Dalby Forest for an evening of astronomy.  Andy and Bob set up … Continue reading






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Change of Speaker for April 19th Meeting

Unfortunately due to illness, Dr Janet Humphreys has pulled out as guest speaker for the society meeting this evening.  However, society member Bob Christy FBIS who runs the Zarya.info website has kindly volunteered to step in and give a talk … 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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Jupiter Delights Visitors at RSPB Bempton

Despite poor weather, including the odd flake of snow, the RSPB Stargazing LIVE event was enjoyed by all.  We are still awaiting confirmation from the RSPB on final figures, but we estimate an attendance of around 70 members of the … Continue reading






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Satellite Tracking: Half a Century

On Friday 16th November, SARAS member Bob Christy, FBIS, came to talk to fellow members and the visiting public about his 50 year long passion tracking satellites.  From the origins in Kettering Grammar School in the 1960’s to the present … Continue reading






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