Tag Archives: Mell Jeffery FRAS

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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Pickering Brownies and Guides Enjoy Clear Dalby Skies

Over 40 girls from the Brownies and Guides in Pickering along with several parents and leaders visited Dalby Forest on the evening of Monday 9th February.  Society members Andy Exton FRAS and Mell Jeffery FRAS assisted the girls with work … Continue reading






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Society Meeting for June Goes With a Bang

The June meeting of the society saw a talk on supernovae by guest speaker Prof. Sam Falle, Professor of Fluid Dynamics at the School of Mathematics at Leeds University. Society treasurer Mell Jeffery  FRAS writes: “Prof. Sam Falle started the … Continue reading






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SARAS Visit Malton Montessori School

From society treasurer Mell Jeffery FRAS following her visit to the Malton Montessori School on Wednesday 15th January 2014…… An early evening of stargazing was arranged, but unfortunately the weather didn’t play ball. Although the Moon and Jupiter could be … Continue reading






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Cloudy skies for 6th December public stargazing

Friday 6th December saw the monthly stargazing evening in Dalby Forest.  The skies looked hopeful despite a mixed forecast whilst society members were setting up their equipment in the Low Dalby courtyard but before the evening started, the skies completely … Continue reading






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