Tag Archives: Ursa Major

2nd annual society winter star camp

Members of the society held the 2nd annual winter star camp over the 28th February and 1st March 2014 at Humble Bee Farm, Flixton. Partly cloudy skies throughout the evenings and lovely clear blue skies during Saturday daytime allowed plenty … 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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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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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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Paul Money’s Messier Marathon a hit, but no view of asteroid 2012 DA14

Friday 15th February, the day of the Russian meteor and the close pass of asteroid 2012 DA14, saw Paul Money FRAS FBIS visit the society at Ayton Village Hall to give us a talk on the Messier Marathon.  Paul was … Continue reading






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