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Founder talks about the Moon at March meeting

Society founder and Honorary President John Harper spoke to society members and visitors at the 21st March 2014 meeting of the society held at Ayton Village Hall.  The content of John’s talk was all about our nearest neighbour in space, … Continue reading






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Paul Money – Images of the Universe, Volume 1 – 21st February

The February monthly meeting of the society was held at Ayton Village Hall on Friday 21st February.  Guest speaker for the meeting was Paul Money FRAS FBIS who had last visited the society around a year earlier.  The topic for … Continue reading






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Cloudy Night for Campers

A cloudy, cold and drizzly night did not put off a small group attending the 2nd annual stargazing weekend at Humble Bee Farm, Flixton. Poor weather resulted in no chance of observing the stars so as an alternative the attendees … Continue reading






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Talk: “Space Chemistry” by Dr Chris Arridge

The society was visited on Friday 19th July by Dr Chris Arridge of the Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL) at University College London (UCL).  Chris delivered a talk entitled “Space Chemistry”; a talk he originally developed for the International Year … Continue reading






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Cassini to photograph the Earth from around 1 Billion miles

Today sees an event that is sure to produce an iconic image.  The Cassini spacecraft will capture the full rings of Saturn as well as the Earth during an eclipse of the Sun.  The photograph follows in the footsteps of … Continue reading






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