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Constellation of the Month August : Sagittarius

Constellation of the Month August : Sagittarius

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in Constellation Of the Month | 0 comments

Sagittarius the archer was one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy. It remains one of the 88 modern constellations today. It is the most southerly of the zodiacal constellations and is always very low in the night sky over Yorkshire. Part of it remains permanently below our horizon. This group of stars is not particularly...

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June 2013 society meeting.

June 2013 society meeting.

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in Main, News | 0 comments

Keighley Astronomical society were delighted to have as this months guest speaker Prof ¬†Jamie Gilmour from the ¬†school of Earth,atmospheric and Environmental sciences, at the University of Manchester. His presentation was titled, ‘Meteorites, stardust and the early Solar System. Prof Gilmour and his colleagues analyse samples of Meteors and...

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