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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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Astronomy Night at Leavening Community Primary School

Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society were invited to provide an Astronomy Night for the pupils, parents and teachers of Leavening Community Primary School on Wednesday 13th March. The event started with a tour of the Solar System in the school … Continue reading






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BBC Stargazing LIVE event at RSPB Bempton – Saturday 23rd February

Saturday 23rd February saw our final BBC Stargazing LIVE event of the 2013 season at RSPB Bempton Cliffs.  As with the January event, a good turnout was at Bempton with over 50 members of the public despite the cloudy weather … Continue reading






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3rd Scarborough (St. Marks) Guides start work towards their Space “Go-For-It”.

Despite the bad weather recently, Andy Exton attended 3rd Scarborough (St. Marks) Guides on the evening of Wednesday 23rd January.  The Girl Guides are working towards their Space “Go-For-It” award and although the evening was against them for observing through … Continue reading






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Jupiter Delights Visitors at RSPB Bempton

Despite poor weather, including the odd flake of snow, the RSPB Stargazing LIVE event was enjoyed by all.  We are still awaiting confirmation from the RSPB on final figures, but we estimate an attendance of around 70 members of the … Continue reading






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