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Another society member elected as a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society

Society secretary Andy Exton has recently been granted Fellowship of the Royal Astronomical Society following a council meeting held on 14th December 2012.  In addition to Andy, the society has two other RAS fellows; Mell Jeffery FRAS (SARAS Treasurer) and … Continue reading






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Amendment to social media posting from website

We have been having a few problems with notifications of new website content filtering through to Facebook as it appears that the application we were using within Facebook has stopped working.  Posts to Twitter were still working fine though. However, … Continue reading






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Satellite Tracking: Half a Century

On Friday 16th November, SARAS member Bob Christy, FBIS, came to talk to fellow members and the visiting public about his 50 year long passion tracking satellites.  From the origins in Kettering Grammar School in the 1960’s to the present … Continue reading






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SARAS Website now integrates with Twitter and Facebook

Following the release of the Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Facebook page a couple of months ago and the redesign of the website, a Twitter account has also been created for SARAS. Any post created on the website is now tweeted … Continue reading






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Talk: Bob Christy – 50 years of Satellite Tracking

This Friday, 16th November, sees the first in an exciting line up of speakers for the 2012/13 season. Society member Bob Christy, FBIS, will be giving a talk on 50 Years of Satellite Tracking. Bob has an interest in tracking … Continue reading






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