Tag Archives: Forestry Commission

Dalby Forest Visitor Centre Undergoing Building Work

The Forestry Commission Visitor Centre in Dalby Forest is currently undergoing a major piece of building work that will last for a number of months.  During this period, access to our observatories will be restricted for a period of time … Continue reading






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Dalby Forest once again the star attraction as stargazing season gets underway

Public stargazing events returned to Dalby Forest on Friday 4th October with the first event of the 2013/14 season.  A group in excess of 50 members of the public joined society members at the Low Dalby Astronomy Centre despite a … 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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Observing season finale at Dalby Forest

Friday 1st March was the 2012/13 observing season finale at Dalby Forest, as the dark winter nights give way for the lighter nights of British Summer Time (BST) later in the month.  Despite a promising forecast earlier in the day, … Continue reading






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Dalby Observatories awarded Dark Sky Discovery status

Some great news for the society and North Yorkshire was received on Tuesday 8th January.  To coincide with the start of the third series of BBC Stargazing LIVE, Dark Sky Discovery UK announced 6 new dark sky sites.  Of the … Continue reading






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