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The May night sky

Posted by on Apr 30, 2020 in Main |

We have not just one, but two evening stars this month, as brilliant Venus is joined by the elusive little planet Mercury. Stars May is the first month when the constellation of Orion is absent from the night sky altogether, and of the prominent winter stars only Capella in Auriga the Charioteer and Castor and Pollux in Gemini remain above the western...

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Otley Maker Space Action for COVID-19

Posted by on Apr 12, 2020 in Main |

Mr Mark Ridley, The guest speaker at the January 2020 society meeting together with another good friend of Keighley astronomical society , Dr Sue Bowler are spearheading a campaign to make vital protective equipment for frontline NHS workers has been launched in Otley. Plastic face shields and scrubs are being made by Otley Maker Space – and the...

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