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Astronomy Night at Pickering Community Junior School

The society were invited to visit Pickering Community Junior School on the evening of Monday 14th October to provide an astronomy night for the Year 5 pupils.  The pupils have recently been studying their “High in the Sky” project that … 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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Terrington WI Talk … Astronomy and the local night sky.

From society treasurer Mell Jeffery FRAS…. “The evening didn’t start too well!  The car boot wouldn’t unlock and the observatory key had gone AWOL! I ended up going in the defender and I did manage to get the Dobsonian out … Continue reading






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SARAS visit the 1st Scarborough Scouts at their group camp in Dalby Forest

On the evening of Friday 10th May 2013 society members Andy Exton FRAS and Bob Christy FBIS visited the 1st Scarborough Scout group at their annual camp in Dalby Forest for an evening of astronomy.  Andy and Bob set up … 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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Norton CP School pupils learn about the Sun and Moon

From Mell Jeffery FRAS…….. Today (Wednesday 13th February) I visited the year 1 pupils at Norton CP School. They have been studying light and astronomy. The original idea, after chatting with Mrs Everitt, was for the children to view some … Continue reading






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