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February’s public observing night captured on film as over 50 brave the rain

Despite a mixed weather forecast, a crowd of over 50 ventured to the Low Dalby Astronomy Centre in Dalby Forest for the February public observing event.  The evening started out with cloud and drizzle so attendees were given a talk … Continue reading






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Observatory Maintenance Underway

Some of our members braved the snow today to give the observatories at Dalby Forest a good clean inside and out. The snow was pretty deep and we literally had to dig our way to the dome doors. The observatory domes are … Continue reading






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Members Night Cancelled

After keeping a close eye on the weather, we have decided to cancel tomorrow night’s Members Night at Sawdon Village Hall due to the further snowfall forecast.  Safety has to be our ultimate priority, and snow and icy roads are … 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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First of three Stargazing LIVE observing events a huge success for society

Friday 4th January 2013 saw the first BBC Stargazing LIVE event to be held by Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society at the Low Dalby Astronomy Centre.  Despite a mixed weather forecast, the night turned out to be virtually cloudless and … Continue reading






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