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The October Night Sky

Posted by on Sep 27, 2022 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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Massive Black holes with Dr Mark Hughes

Posted by on Sep 26, 2022 in Main |

Thursday 22nd September 2022 was the first meeting of the Keighley Astronomical society’s 2022/23 season. The guest speaker was Dr. Mark Hughes from the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester. The subject matter of his presentation was ‘Massive Black Holes’. His visit drew a large gathering of over 40 society members. Many new...

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