Tag Archives: Star Clusters

Final public stargazing coincides with National Astronomy Week

The final public stargazing event of the 2013/14 season was held on the evening of Friday 8th March and coincided with National Astronomy Week.  The weather was very kind for the final event of the season with clear starry skies, … Continue reading






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Open Evening 2014

Friday 17th January saw the society hold its annual open night at Ayton Village Hall.  A good number of visitors on the evening attended to learn more about the society and the hobby with several taking out membership on the … 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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Cloud and Fog Still Pulls in Large Group of Stargazers

Friday 1st November saw the 2nd of the public stargazing events for the season in Dalby Forest.  Despite cloudy skies and fog in the valley a good sized group still attended the Dalby Forest Visitor Centre.  With no chance to … Continue reading






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Dalby Forest once again the star attraction as stargazing season gets underway

Public stargazing events returned to Dalby Forest on Friday 4th October with the first event of the 2013/14 season.  A group in excess of 50 members of the public joined society members at the Low Dalby Astronomy Centre despite a … Continue reading






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Space talk for 1st Scarborough (Esk) Beavers

Society secretary Andy Exton FRAS visited the Esk Beavers of 1st Scarborough Scout group on Friday 24th May to give a talk on space.  The group of around 15 Beavers were given a tour of the Solar System and its … Continue reading






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Seamer and Irton Guides Start Out on Space “Go For It”

Andy Exton FRAS visited the Girl Guides at Seamer and Irton on Monday 29th April to give them a talk on the Solar System and beyond.  The Guides are starting out working on the Space “Go For It” in the … Continue reading






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BBC Stargazing LIVE event at RSPB Bempton – Saturday 23rd February

Saturday 23rd February saw our final BBC Stargazing LIVE event of the 2013 season at RSPB Bempton Cliffs.  As with the January event, a good turnout was at Bempton with over 50 members of the public despite the cloudy weather … Continue reading






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