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The June Night Sky

Posted by on May 28, 2018 in Main |

The Milky Way. Photographed by society member Richard Crabtree, near Settle, North Yorkshire. This month brings our summer solstice on the 21st of this month Venus, Saturn and Jupiter are brilliant, despite skies that hardly grow dark in midsummer. Only the brightest stars can be seen. Those bright stars include Vega in Lyra, which is high in the eastern...

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Astronaut wanted – no experience required

Posted by on May 6, 2018 in Main |

Society secretary and at least two other members of Keighley astronomical society attended this event, as part of the Leeds international festival 2018. The guest speakers were Dallas Campbell – He compered the event. He has worked on Stargazing Live, where he presented alongside Dara O’Briain and Professor Brian Cox for the live launch of Tim...

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Nightscape Photography

Posted by on May 4, 2018 in Main |

Society secretary Dominic Curran welcomes Mr Collins to Keighley Astronomical Society The guest speaker at the April meeting of Keighley astronomical society was Mr Peter Collins from Heaton Park Astronomy group in Manchester. Mr Colins introduced his presentation by explaining that he had a lifelong interest in both astronomy and photography. He explained...

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