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Event Confusion Clarification

Following some confusion over a recent public stargazing night in Scarborough, held to observe the planet Saturn, we would like to clarify the situation with the following: All events organised and run by Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society are listed … Continue reading






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Society Website Downtime – Wednesday 5th November

The company that hosts the society website and forums will be migrating servers throughout Wednesday 5th November.  During this move, the society website will be unavailable for a small amount of time at some point during the day.  The only … Continue reading






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Dalby Forest Visitor Centre Undergoing Building Work

The Forestry Commission Visitor Centre in Dalby Forest is currently undergoing a major piece of building work that will last for a number of months.  During this period, access to our observatories will be restricted for a period of time … Continue reading






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SARAS Forums To Be Updated Today

We plan to upgrade our online forums accessible via the society website during Monday 21st October.  An upgrade to the phpBB forum software is available aswell as a number of updates to associated plugins so these will be implemented at … Continue reading






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Website Event Calendar Updated

The calendar of society events on the SARAS website has been updated to a new plugin.  The new calendar is much easier to use, allowing further information on events, sharing of individual events via social media and integration with calendars … Continue reading






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SARAS Forum Maintenance

The SARAS forums accessible via the website will be undergoing some plugin upgrades later for users with smartphone access so they may be unavailable for a short while.  Plugins currently included are for the Forum Runner and Tapatalk smartphone apps. … Continue reading






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Comet C/2011 L4 (Panstarrs) crosses Cassiopeia

Comet C/2011 L4 (Pan-Starrs) continues its journey in the northern hemisphere skies.  Over the next couple of weeks, the comet passes through the constellation of Cassiopeia and crosses the easily recognisable asterism of stars that form the ‘W’ on April … Continue reading






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Amendment to social media posting from website

We have been having a few problems with notifications of new website content filtering through to Facebook as it appears that the application we were using within Facebook has stopped working.  Posts to Twitter were still working fine though. However, … Continue reading






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