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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 January night Sky

Posted on Dec 29 by

The New Year begins with a cornucopia of celestial sights, from colourful shooting stars to a glorious Evening star. A bevy of brilliant stars, Bettlegeuse and Rigel in Orion....


Exploring Mars

Posted on Dec 15 by

The exploration of the planet Mars was the subject matter of Mr Rod Hines presentation at the December meeting of Keighley astronomical society. Mr Hine started his presentation...


Astronomy Scrapbook

Posted on Dec 15 by

Mr Brian Jones. Is the current author of the Astronomy yearbook . It was previously collated by Patrick Moore. Mr Jones was the guest presenter at the November society meeting,...


The December night sky

Posted on Nov 30 by

This month heralds the beginning of winter; the cold and dark months which might not be to everyone’s taste, but they are what astronomers like best. There is more time to go...


Halloween star party

Posted on Nov 12 by

A few images of the evening event at Cliffe Castle, Keighley on Thursday 31st October 2019. There had been space themed activities for children running throughout the day....


The November night sky

Posted on Oct 26 by

On the 11th of this month, there will a rare occurrence as Mercury crosses the face of the Sun. The transit will mainly take place during daylight hours beginning at 12.35pm. It...