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Partial Solar Eclipse 2015

Partial Solar Eclipse 2015

Posted by on Apr 18, 2015 in Events, Main | 0 comments

Partial Solar eclipse 2015 On Friday 20th March, the UK was witness to a rare and beautiful astronomical event – a solar eclipse. Starting at around 8.28am. The Moon slowly begin moving in front of the Sun, reaching maximum coverage by about 9.33am; and ending at 10.43. Seen from the Keighley area about 86% of the Sun’s disc was covered by the Moon. It...

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Stargazing Live 2015 at East Riddlesden Hall

Stargazing Live 2015 at East Riddlesden Hall

Posted by on Apr 18, 2015 in Events, Main | 0 comments

Wednesday 18th March. The skies cleared and the unblemished night sky at East Riddlesden Hall was a sight to behold. As part of many such events held around the UK to link in with the BBC Stargazing live 2015. This was a joint event, with our lead partner Bradford Astronomical Society. The medieval tithe barn was the centre of the evening’s events. Rod...

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Building and launching rockets with Keighley Brownies

Building and launching rockets with Keighley Brownies

Posted by on Apr 18, 2015 in Events, Main | 0 comments

Saturday 7th March 2015 saw Keighley Astronomical Society take part in the Brownies interest day held at the University Academy Keighley. It was a full day of rockets and launching, for society chairman Paul Neaves; assisted on this occasion by officers from Bradford astronomical society. A total of sixty Brownies took part in learning about the basic of...

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