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Discovering the Universe over Yorkshire

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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Mar29

Ancient Greek astronomy

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A large number of members attended the March monthly meeting of Keighley Astronomical society held on Thursday 28th. The guest speaker was a return visit from Dr Derek Barker. Dr...

Mar29

The April night sky

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By the end of April, there will be no planets to observe as Jupiter leaves the skies after brilliantly dominating the evening sky for the past eight months. To compensate three...

Feb23

The March Night sky

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The March night sky This month will give you a few reasons to celebrate. Spring is on its way. On the 20th we have the vernal equinox. After that date the days become longer than...

Feb23

The Battle for Galaxies

Posted on Feb 23 by

The guest speaker at the February meeting of Keighley Astronomical society held on Thursday 22nd was the popular Mr Rod Hine from Bradford AS. The subject of his presentation was...

Jan27

The Herschel Family

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The Herschels were pioneers of the systematic classification and investigation of the heavens. William Herschel was one of the first ‘professional’ astronomers, and...

Jan21

The February Night Sky

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On February evenings, our sky is filed with more brilliant stars than we can see in any other month. The first signs of spring are now on the way, well as far as the night sky in...