Tag Archives: Sun

Winter Solstice – 21st December 17:11 UT

This afternoon at 17:11 UT winter officially starts in the northern hemisphere with the winter solstice. The solstice occurs when the northern hemisphere of the Earth is inclined at a maximum angle (23° 26′) away from the Sun and results in … 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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Ayton Gala 2013 – September 7th

SARAS were invited to attend the annual Ayton Gala at Ayton Village Hall, East Ayton on Saturday September 7th.  The society has held our monthly meetings at the village hall for the past 8 years, so this was the ideal … Continue reading






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SARAS Summer Update

Summer has been busy and full of events for the society this year.  On 28th July society secretary Andy Exton attended a Family Fun Day at the Hospital Social Club to promote the society and to give the visitors a … Continue reading






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Dalby Forest solar observing – 7th July 2013

The afternoon of Sunday 7th July 2013, for once, saw mainly sunny skies for one of our solar observing events in Dalby Forest.  The forest was busy with visitors and many stopped by for a look at the Sun – … Continue reading






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