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Discovering the Universe over Yorkshire

Keighley Astronomical Society meet on a monthly basis. We are a group of like-minded individuals who all share a love of the night sky. Thanks for visting the site. We hope to see you at a meet soon but in the mean time these pages should tell you everything you need to know!

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May25

The June night sky

Posted on May 25 by

This is the mid point of the year and the night sky is never quite getting dark, especially in Yorkshire. It’s not the greatest month for spotting faint stars. Only the...

May24

Mapping and naming the Moon

Posted on May 24 by

Mr Kevin Kilburn FRAS, from Manchester Astronomical Society was the guest speaker at the May monthly meeting of Keighley Astronomical Society. Four centuries of depiction of the...

Apr27

India and China – A new Space Race?

Posted on Apr 27 by

‘India and China – A new space race ?’ was the title of the Presentation given by Mr Gurbir Singh at the April meeting of Keighley Astronomical society, Mr Singh described...

Apr22

The May night sky

Posted on Apr 22 by

May is the first month when the constellation of Orion is absent from the night sky altogether, and of the prominent winter stars only Capella in Auriga the Charioteer and Castor...

Apr09

Planetary Atmospheres

Posted on Apr 9 by

Every time you take a breath of fresh air, it’s easy to forget you can safely do so because of Earth’s atmosphere. Guest speaker Mr Keith Berrington presented to another...

Apr09

The April night Sky

Posted on Apr 9 by

This month sees the seasonal change from winter constellations to spring constellations is more or less complete. The Plough is practically overhead, with the ‘W’ of...