Tag Archives: Public Observing

1st October 2021 – Public Stargazing Night at Dalby Forest

Reminder: Ticket booking is required via Eventbrite, details in event link below Public Stargazing in Dalby Forest – October 2021






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Starry Skies for the First Public Stargazing Event of 2015/16

The first public stargazing event of 2015/16 took place on Friday 2nd October under the dark skies of Dalby Forest.  Starry skies although with some high cloud did not disappoint around 60 members of the public. Visitors were able to … Continue reading






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Event Cancelled – BBC Stargazing Live 21st March

Unfortunately due to unforseen circumstances, we have had to cancel the planned event in Dalby Forest to coincide with the BBC Stargazing Live series this year. The event, which was planned for 21st March, would have been our final public … Continue reading






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Public Observing season has ended for 2014/15

Our popular public observing programme has come to an end for 2014/15. We have had a good turnout at all our monthly sessions in Dalby Forest, however the weather has been very poor and most of our nights have been … Continue reading






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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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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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Dalby Forest Visitor Centre Undergoing Building Work

The Forestry Commission Visitor Centre in Dalby Forest is currently undergoing a major piece of building work that will last for a number of months.  During this period, access to our observatories will be restricted for a period of time … Continue reading






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