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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 August night sky

Posted on Jul 28 by

Although the nights are still short they are slowly lengthening. There will be a ‘Glorious Twelfth’ for astronomers this month. On the 12th of august we will see the...


The July night sky

Posted on Jun 21 by

Linger outside on a warm summer evening, and enjoy the treat of four planets in display. Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. As the sky becomes darker and the stars slowly emerge,...


The June Night Sky

Posted on May 26 by

The June night sky This is the mid point of the year and June brings our summer solstice on the 21st of this month. On the 10th day of this month there is the annual solar...


The May night sky

Posted on Apr 27 by

We have not just one, but two evening stars this month, as brilliant Venus is joined by the elusive little planet Mercury. Stars:- May is the first month when the constellation of...


The April night sky

Posted on Mar 27 by

I think we are in for a real treat this month. We have the first full supermoon of the year, on the 27th; the planet Venus at its most brilliant in the second half of the month...


The March Night Sky

Posted on Feb 27 by

I think we will as be glad to see the end of this winter. This month will give you a few reasons to celebrate. Spring is on its way. On the 20th we have the vernal equinox. After...