Keighley Astronomical Society

Discovering the Universe over Yorkshire
Navigation Menu

The January Night Sky

Posted by on Dec 30, 2018 in Main |

The New Year begins with a cornucopia of celestial sights, from colourful shooting stars to a glorious Morning star and an eclipse of the supermoon. A bevy of brilliant stars, Bettlegeuse and Rigel in Orion. Aldebaran, the bright red eye of Taurus. Capella crowning Auriga. Caster and Pollux, the celestial twins in Gemini, and glorious Sirius in Canis...

Read More

The Star of Bethlehem

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Main |

The guest speaker at the Christmas society meeting was our good friend Mr Martin Lunn OBE FRAS, from Earby astronomical society. Having spent many years studying the astronomical explanations and reviewing the associated evidence, Mr Lunn presented a lecture on ‘The Star of Bethlehem’. Astronomical objects or events, which would be of interest to...

Read More