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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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Posted on Aug 28 by

Here is the latest news regarding the astronomy society meetings as we move forward. Financially, the society is fine. We entered March with £698 in the bank account, and we...


The September night sky

Posted on Aug 27 by

The September night sky So what do we have to look at above us as we moved from summer and into autumn. The nights become longer, which mean longer nights for observing, but that...


The August night sky

Posted on Jul 30 by

Although the nights are still short they are slowly lengthening. This August will be a spectacular month so far as the night sky is concerned. If you have wanted to spot all...


Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)

Posted on Jul 14 by

Comet Neowise, which was discovered in late March by a space telescope, is going to be visible in the UK with the naked eye throughout July. The comet is rare in that it survived...


The July Night Sky

Posted on Jun 27 by

These short summer nights are illuminated by a pair of brilliant planets, Jupiter and Saturn. They are located down in the southern sky among the stars of Sagittarius and...


The June Night Sky

Posted on May 28 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...