Tag Archives: Low Dalby Astronomy Centre

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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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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February’s public observing night captured on film as over 50 brave the rain

Despite a mixed weather forecast, a crowd of over 50 ventured to the Low Dalby Astronomy Centre in Dalby Forest for the February public observing event.  The evening started out with cloud and drizzle so attendees were given a talk … Continue reading






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Observatory Maintenance Underway

Some of our members braved the snow today to give the observatories at Dalby Forest a good clean inside and out. The snow was pretty deep and we literally had to dig our way to the dome doors. The observatory domes are … Continue reading






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Andy Exton FRAS on BBC Tees, Brigid and Dave show – 13th January 2013

Society secretary Andy Exton FRAS made his first live radio appearance on the morning of Sunday 13th January 2013.  Andy was approached to appear on the Brigid and Dave show on BBC Tees to be interviewed about the recent announcement … Continue reading






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