Welcome to

West Yorkshire Astronomical Society

 Registered Charity (Charity Number 508313)

 

The Observatory is now open on Tuesday and Friday evenings from 7:15pm

 

 

Tuesday 23rd July 2019

7:15pm

We welcome you to a talk by our chairman, Colin Daley, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing. 

 

 

Friday 26th July from 18:30pm - 20:30pm.

The Rosse Observatory Pontefract will be hosting a young astronomer’s night, If your child has an interest in astronomy or wants to learn about astronomy then we are dedicating one night every month for them to come and meet others and learn about our night sky. A snack will be provided along with some fun activities. All children must be accompanied by an adult and the cost is £4 per child.

 

 

Tuesday 30th July 2019

7:15pm

Radio Astronomy

We would like to welcome Mr Andy Skipole from Todmorden Astronomy Centre, who will be presenting a talk on Radio astronomy, followed by a practical demonstration of building a meteorite detector. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Come and join us for a friendly evening of chat, Tea, Coffee and Cakes.

 

 Our esteemed editor has asked that if any member has articles for the Phobos magazine, could they please forward them to him. 

 

 STELLARIUM - Probably the best free planetarium program around! 

http://www.stellarium.org/en_GB/

 

 

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Do you use Amazon?
You can now ask them to donate to WYAS through their Smile Charity donation scheme.
Just click this link to see more.

 

 

 

Thanks to Eric Wiley for the donation to the

StarGazing Live raffle.

 

Fancy building a telescope from scratch?

Or how about a cardboard steam engine!

Have a go at a cardboard newtonian.

 

www.AstroMediaShop.co.uk 

 

 

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