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Apollo 15 ‘The wonder of the unknown at Hadley Apennine’

Posted by on Sep 29, 2018 in Main |

Society secretary Dominic Curran, welcomes Mr Peter Rea to Keighley Astronomical Society. The guest speaker at the September society meeting was Mr Peter Rea from Cleethorps and district astronomical society. His visually stunning presentation was the Apollo 15 mission to the Moon in July and August 1971. He explained that this was the first of the three...

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The October Night Sky

Posted by on Sep 19, 2018 in Main |

The glories of October’s night sky can at best be described as ‘Subtle’. The dull autumn constellations are already being challenged by the brilliant lights of winter. Spearheaded by the beautiful star cluster of the Pleiades. Ursa Major, or the Plough, is to all intents and purposes at its lowest in the North. The ‘W’ of Cassiopeia is not far...

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