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Galileo and his discoveries

Galileo and his discoveries

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 in Events, Main | 0 comments

The life and discoveries made by the ground breaking Italian scientist Galileo was the subject of the presentation given by society Chairman Paul Neaves. Approximately twenty members of the society braved the winter weather to enjoy the works of the man who was an astronomer, physicist, mathematician, philosopher and inventor. Paul explained the Geocentric...

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Keighley Girl Guides Interest Day

Keighley Girl Guides Interest Day

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 in Events, Main | 0 comments

Saturday 24th January an interest day was held at the University Academy Keighley Organised by Mrs Janet Armstrong. Around 35 guides took part in three rocket workshops run by Society chairman Paul Neaves. The students learnt the basics of rocket science via a presentation and audio visual material. The basics of space and rocket science the theme centered...

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Astronomy Day at Parkwood Primary School, Keighley

Astronomy Day at Parkwood Primary School, Keighley

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 in Events, Main | 0 comments

Wednesday 7th January 2015. Keighley astronomical society visited 20 five pupils at Parkwood Primary School. The Morning session involved the ‘How Big is Big’ workshop. Where the Space cadets for the day were taken from the size of their classroom to understand how far is the Moon away from the size of the Solar system and wider universe. All...

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KAS’s Canadian Member

KAS’s Canadian Member

Posted by on Jan 16, 2015 in Main, News | 0 comments

I hope things are going well over there , I’m missing the fantastic meetings and all my astronomy friends back home. I’ve just found my first dark sky viewing area, which I’m hoping to visit lots of times. I have just joined Kingston Royal Astronomical Society so I will keep you posted with any updates, Lennox and Addington dark sky...

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