Tag Archives: Solar System

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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Astronomical society forms part of 1st Sci-Fi convention on Yorkshire coast

The weekend of April 5th and 6th saw the first ever Sci-Fi convention held on the Yorkshire Coast, Sci-Fi Scarborough at the Scarborough Spa.  Fans from across the country descended on the venue to enjoy all the action, with many … Continue reading






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Astronomy Night at Allerston Youth Group – 19th February

Society secretary Andy Exton FRAS visited the Youth Group from Allerston at Allerston Village Hall on Wednesday 19th February.  Luckily a part clear sky was forecast and Andy was able to show the group of youngsters a number of objects … 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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Hundreds of stargazers flock to the forest to see the night sky

Saturday’s BBC Stargazing Live star party was a spectacular success for the society, with over 500 people travelling from miles around to sample the dark skies of Dalby Forest.  Crisp clear skies allowed views of Jupiter, the Moon, and many … Continue reading






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