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GeneralPosted by Mark Tissington 2018-02-28 16:56:46
The World Turns!

I can't believe that the 25th of March will see the return of British Summertime. Especially so as it's snowing as I write! Still; lots of astronomy to do before the light nights get too bad. :-)

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ISS Live Feed

GeneralPosted by Mark Tissington 2016-03-03 02:04:02
A test to see if i can post the ISS Feed :-)

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GeneralPosted by Mark Tissington 2015-08-21 10:05:36
An epic weekend at Dalby Forest Starfest with fellow members of the society and many visitors from as far afield as Devon and the Isle of Man. Weather awful on Friday, amazingly goos all of Saturday night and cloudy Sunday (but the sical was first rate) - another successful camp.

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My name in space!!

GeneralPosted by Mark Tissington 2014-10-08 16:38:50

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GeneralPosted by Mark Tissington 2014-08-15 14:46:25
Well we started well with early Perseids and a couple of fireballs but the peak suffered from cloud problems.

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GeneralPosted by Mark Tissington 2014-07-18 17:37:42
The Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society AGM tonight at Ayton. smiley

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VisualPosted by Mark Tissington 2014-04-22 09:05:06
Well, lots of alerts and possibilities but, even if the aurora had produced, the haze would have put paid to it. Never mind, there's always the next set of flares.

Glad to see they had visible aurora in Scotland though.

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Study Centre and Hints & Tips

GeneralPosted by Mark Tissington 2014-04-17 15:24:53
I intend putting together a series of pdf info sheets and links to others better qualified than I to pass on information. The study centre will be an area for those wanting to increase their knowledge of the night sky.

The Hints and Tips will be a similar format but will focus on how to get photographs of the night sky.

Please bear with me as I develop the site.


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