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Day out with the Beavers and Scouts at Black hill

Day out with the Beavers and Scouts at Black hill

Posted by on Oct 15, 2013 in Main | 0 comments

Sunday 13th October 2013 saw Keighley Astronomical society having a day out with the Beavers and Scouts at Black hill, near Cottingley. Both Paul and Dominic had a busy afternoon with approximately 100 youngsters. They constructed their own papers rockets and blasted them skywards using the compressed air launchers. The Beavers and Scouts were divided into...

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September Meeting

September Meeting

Posted by on Oct 6, 2013 in News | 0 comments

The guest speaker at the September meeting of Keighley Astronomical Society was the eminent Italian Astro-physicist, Prof Paola Caselli. She currently resides at the school of Physics and Astronomy at Leeds University.  She started her research the prestigious   Arcetri Observatory, in Florence Italy. Which was founded close to the home of the famous...

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Astromeet 2013

Astromeet 2013

Posted by on Oct 6, 2013 in News | 0 comments

The Stargazing season for Autumn/Winter 2013/14 was opened at a joint event between Raygill Astronomy club and Keighley Astronomical society. Wednesday 11th September saw in excess of thirty eager astronomers attended the family centred event at the registered dark sky site of Raygill Astronomy club, in Lothersdale. The skies were not favourable however but...

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Starfest 2013

Starfest 2013

Posted by on Oct 6, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Q: What do you get, if you put 60 or so people of all ages, in a field on the highest part of the lovely Dalby Forest, in North Yorkshire, with camper vans, tents and an eye- opening of astronomical equipment..? A: The annual star camp, run by Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society (SARA). This year marked its 13th anniversary and some of the visitors...

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