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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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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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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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SARAS Welcomes New Year in Drizzly Dalby

Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society welcomed a group of around 50 people to the first public stargazing event of the year in Dalby Forest. Despite promising conditions prior to the start of the evening, the clouds and drizzle rolled in … 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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