Tag Archives: Planets

First Beaver Group Assisted with Space Activity Badge

Society secretary Andy Exton FRAS visited the Wharfe Beavers of Westborough Methodist Church in Scarborough on Friday 26th September. The Space Activity Badge is a newly launched badge from the Scout Association for Beavers and this was the first group … Continue reading






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Clifton Methodist Cubs Start Astronomer Activity Badge

Society secretary Andy Exton FRAS visited Dalby Forest on Saturday 12th July to meet the cub scouts from Clifton Methodist in York.  The initial plan was to do some observing from Adderstone Field but a thunderstorm resulted in the group … Continue reading






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Society Visits Ebberston Village Hall

Thursday 16th January saw society founder and honorary president John Harper FRAS visit Ebberston Village Hall to give a “Journey into Space” for all those attending.  Unfortunately, technical difficulties on the evening meant that John had to revert to giving … 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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SARAS Visit Snainton Young Farmers Club

Monday 13th January saw society secretary Andy Exton FRAS visit Snainton Village Hall to meet the local YFC members.  The society had been invited to give the group a talk on astronomy and what the society does.  Unfortunately no observing … Continue reading






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