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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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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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SARAS Visit Malton Montessori School

From society treasurer Mell Jeffery FRAS following her visit to the Malton Montessori School on Wednesday 15th January 2014…… An early evening of stargazing was arranged, but unfortunately the weather didn’t play ball. Although the Moon and Jupiter could be … Continue reading






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Cloud and Fog Still Pulls in Large Group of Stargazers

Friday 1st November saw the 2nd of the public stargazing events for the season in Dalby Forest.  Despite cloudy skies and fog in the valley a good sized group still attended the Dalby Forest Visitor Centre.  With no chance to … Continue reading






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Bats and Stars – Saturday 24th August

SARAS attended the annual Bats and Stars event held at the Dalby Forest Visitor Centre in Dalby Forest on the evening of Saturday 24th August.  The Bats and Stars event is organised by the Forestry Commission and is held towards … 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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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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