Tag Archives: John Harper FRAS

Event Confusion Clarification

Following some confusion over a recent public stargazing night in Scarborough, held to observe the planet Saturn, we would like to clarify the situation with the following: All events organised and run by Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society are listed … Continue reading






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February Ayton Village Hall Meeting

Unfortunately due to illness, society founder and honorary president John Harper was unable to give the second installment of his talk on the Moon at the February meeting at Ayton Village Hall.  Don’t worry though, we will reschedule John for … Continue reading






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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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Final public stargazing coincides with National Astronomy Week

The final public stargazing event of the 2013/14 season was held on the evening of Friday 8th March and coincided with National Astronomy Week.  The weather was very kind for the final event of the season with clear starry skies, … Continue reading






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Public Stargazing – 7th February 2014

The penultimate public stargazing event of the 2013/14 season took place in Dalby Forest on Friday 7th February.  Despite mixed weather forecasts a large crowd came along on the night but unfortunately no observing was possible. Society founder and honorary … Continue reading






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