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Society Visits Ebberston Village Hall

Thursday 16th January saw society founder and honorary president John Harper FRAS visit Ebberston Village Hall to give a “Journey into Space” for all those attending.  Unfortunately, technical difficulties on the evening meant that John had to revert to giving … 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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Dr Janet Humphreys visits the society on April 19th to talk cosmic recycling.

Dr Janet Humphreys, formerly of the School of Earth and Environment at University of Leeds and current Open University  S283 (Planetary Science & the Search for Life) tutor, will be visiting the society on Friday April 19th as guest speaker … Continue reading






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SARAS visit 1st Gildersome Brownies at Hutton le Hole

1st Gildersome Brownies from Leeds were visited during their residential break in the village of Hutton le Hole on Wednesday 10th April to start work on their stargazer badge.  Secretary Andy Exton FRAS and Honorary President John Harper FRAS attended … 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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1st Scarborough Scouts make start on astronomer badges

Friday 22nd February saw Andy Exton FRAS attend 1st Scarborough Scouts on Maple Drive in Scarborough to assist the scouts with their astronomer activity badges. Unfortunately, as seems to be the norm, the night was clouded out along with a … Continue reading






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