Tag Archives: Comets

Space talk for 1st Scarborough (Esk) Beavers

Society secretary Andy Exton FRAS visited the Esk Beavers of 1st Scarborough Scout group on Friday 24th May to give a talk on space.  The group of around 15 Beavers were given a tour of the Solar System and its … Continue reading






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Seamer and Irton Guides Start Out on Space “Go For It”

Andy Exton FRAS visited the Girl Guides at Seamer and Irton on Monday 29th April to give them a talk on the Solar System and beyond.  The Guides are starting out working on the Space “Go For It” in the … Continue reading






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SARAS visit 1st Gildersome Brownies at Hutton le Hole

1st Gildersome Brownies from Leeds were visited during their residential break in the village of Hutton le Hole on Wednesday 10th April to start work on their stargazer badge.  Secretary Andy Exton FRAS and Honorary President John Harper FRAS attended … Continue reading






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Astronomy Night at Leavening Community Primary School

Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society were invited to provide an Astronomy Night for the pupils, parents and teachers of Leavening Community Primary School on Wednesday 13th March. The event started with a tour of the Solar System in the school … Continue reading






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Comet 2011/L4 (PANSTARRS)

The first of the exciting comets visible during 2013 is now observable for astronomers in the northern hemisphere.  Comet 2011 L4 (PANSTARRS) was discovered during June 2011 by astronomers at the University of Hawaii using the Pan-STARRS telescope on the … Continue reading






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