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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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The July night sky

Posted on Jun 24 by

As we move into high summer, the sun turns southwards, our nights begin to lengthen and the moonless spell later in the month brings many of us our first dark skies of the...


Noctilucent clouds

Posted on Jun 24 by

These images were taken by society members on Friday 21st June 2019. In the night sky over Yorkshire around 11pm. They are tenuous cloud-like phenomena in the upper atmosphere of...


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...


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...


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...


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...