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The March night sky

Posted by on Feb 23, 2023 in Main |

This month will give you a few reasons to celebrate. Spring is on its way. On the 20th we have the vernal equinox. After that date the days become longer than the nights. This is followed on the 26th of March when British summer times stars and it will be around 8 pm before it becomes dark. The Constellations:- The evening sky is transitioning to the stars...

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Collaborations between professional and amateur astronomers

Posted by on Feb 2, 2023 in Main |

The first meeting of Keighley astronomical society of 2023, saw a return visit from the popular Dr Sue Bowler from the University of Leeds. The subject of her presentation was ‘Collaborations between professional and amateur astronomers’. She opened lecture with a quote from the emeritus professor of science and technology Hugh Torrens. An...

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