Tag Archives: Galilean Satellites

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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Astronomy Night at Allerston Youth Group – 19th February

Society secretary Andy Exton FRAS visited the Youth Group from Allerston at Allerston Village Hall on Wednesday 19th February.  Luckily a part clear sky was forecast and Andy was able to show the group of youngsters a number of objects … 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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Two more Cub Scout groups on their way to achieving their Astronomy badge

On Monday night society secretary Andy Exton FRAS travelled to Whitby to visit Eskmouth (Whitby) Cubs and help them start their Astronomy badge.  The 15 Cubs had a presentation to cover the knowledge required to pass their badge, such as … 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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