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Posted by on Dec 28, 2016 in Main |

  If you want to see premier league stars strutting their stuff, then January is the month, with the brightest stars and most conspicuous constellations all in the sky.   Look north-west and the first group you will notice will be Ursa Major, or the Plough, with its tail pointing towards the Horizon. The ‘W’ shape of Cassiopeia is high up in...

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Keighley Astronomy Society goes back to college

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in Main |

On Wednesday 14th December 2016, 12 students completed the societies ever popular five week ‘Introduction to Astronomy course’, The course was based at Skipton’s Craven Collage. The students learnt much about the amazing night sky.   Week one was a general introduction to help the students to get started and make sense of the history of human...

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Europa and Enceladus – The search for life in our Solar System

Posted by on Dec 11, 2016 in Main |

  There was a good turnout of members at the December meeting of Keighley Astronomical Society. The guest speaker was Mr Richard Turner from neighboring Harrogate Astronomical Society.   Mr Turner started off with the prospect of microorganisms existing on Mars and probes of increasing complexity that will be going there in the years to come. The...

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