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The May night Sky

Posted by on Apr 28, 2022 in Main |

This month is full of celestial action, though you will have to be an early bird to see it all. The highlights are a close conjunction of Jupiter with Venus and Mars. A total lunar eclipse. Mercury with the Pleiades. Meteors from Halley’s Comet, and possibly a storm of shooting stars at the end of the month. Stars:- May is the first month when the...

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Early rocketry clubs and societies

Posted by on Apr 2, 2022 in Main |

Mr Gurbir Singh was the guest speaker at the March meeting of Keighley Astronomical society. He delivered a detailed presentation of the role and influence of early rocket/space clubs and societies.Space clubs and societies have played an important role in the development of space flight, particularly during the early years of rocket research and by...

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