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Open Evening 2014

Friday 17th January saw the society hold its annual open night at Ayton Village Hall.  A good number of visitors on the evening attended to learn more about the society and the hobby with several taking out membership on 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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Hundreds of stargazers flock to the forest to see the night sky

Saturday’s BBC Stargazing Live star party was a spectacular success for the society, with over 500 people travelling from miles around to sample the dark skies of Dalby Forest.  Crisp clear skies allowed views of Jupiter, the Moon, and many … Continue reading






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Cloud and Fog Still Pulls in Large Group of Stargazers

Friday 1st November saw the 2nd of the public stargazing events for the season in Dalby Forest.  Despite cloudy skies and fog in the valley a good sized group still attended the Dalby Forest Visitor Centre.  With no chance to … Continue reading






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Astronomy Night at Pickering Community Junior School

The society were invited to visit Pickering Community Junior School on the evening of Monday 14th October to provide an astronomy night for the Year 5 pupils.  The pupils have recently been studying their “High in the Sky” project that … Continue reading






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