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Founder talks about the Moon at March meeting

Society founder and Honorary President John Harper spoke to society members and visitors at the 21st March 2014 meeting of the society held at Ayton Village Hall.  The content of John’s talk was all about our nearest neighbour in space, … Continue reading






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“Aspects of Astronomy” at Scarborough Philatelic Society

Andy Exton FRAS following an invitation to Scarborough & Ryedale AS members visited the Scarborough Philatelic Society on Tuesday 7th May 2013 to listen to the Aspects of Astronomy talk by Margaret Morris.  Margaret from the Glasgow Astronomical Society has a … Continue reading






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Global Astronomy Month incorporating International Dark Sky Week

April sees Global Astronomy Month (GAM) 2013.  Between April 1st and 30th, as the name suggests, across the world various events will be taking place to celebrate this annual event.  Global Astronomy Month is organised by Astronomers Without Borders whose … Continue reading






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Norton CP School pupils learn about the Sun and Moon

From Mell Jeffery FRAS…….. Today (Wednesday 13th February) I visited the year 1 pupils at Norton CP School. They have been studying light and astronomy. The original idea, after chatting with Mrs Everitt, was for the children to view some … Continue reading






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