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The indomitable ABRAHAM SHARP, (1653-1742)

Posted by on May 26, 2023 in Main |

The subject matter at the May monthly meeting of Keighley astronomical society was about a Bradford born astronomer and mathematician. With one exception, great astronomers from the past need no introduction; but the name of Abraham Sharp, although he was living and working in England in the time of Newton, Flamsteed, and Halley, is barely mentioned in...

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The June Night Sky

Posted by on May 24, 2023 in Main |

This is the mid point of the year and June brings our summer solstice on the 21st of this month. This time of year the night sky is never quite getting dark. It’s not the greatest month for spotting faint stars. Only the brightest stars can be seen. You can take advantage of the soft, warm weather to acquaint yourself with the summer constellations of...

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