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The June night Skt

Posted by on May 29, 2017 in Main |

June brings our summer solstice on the 21st and sees  Jupiter remain as the stand-out object in a night sky that is blighted by persistent twilight at our latitudes. The latter is so severe over northern Britain that it swamps all but the brighter stars and planets. Those bright stars include Vega in Lyra, which is high in the eastern sky, as is the...

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Children of the Sun

Posted by on May 29, 2017 in Main |

  The guest speaker at the May meeting of Keighley astronomical society was Mr Rod Hine from our neighbours at Bradford Astronomical Society ‘Children of the Sun’, was the title of his presentation. Mr Hine explained that the energy provided by the Sun has to come in the right amount, shape and form to be useful to Life on Earth. Mr Hine had...

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