Our second scheduled star party of the 'summer recess' on June 15th from the West Cliff coincided with yet more damp and unsettled weather.  [Read more about Lunar Party - June 15th Report ]

Monthly meetings of WDAS are now in abeyance until early Autumn, the next formal meeting scheduled to be Tuesday October 1st, room H1 at what ever what was formally known as Caedmon college (Normanby campus) nee Whitby College, nee School, nee grammar school, will be calling itself! [Read more about Society Monthly Meetings/Summer Star Party Schedule]

Sky Notes - July 2024

In this month's edition:

  • Planetary Skylights.
  • July Meteors and Noctilucent cloud reports 
  • July Night Sky.
  • July 2024 Sky Charts.

  [Read more about Sky Notes - July 2024]

Monthly meetings of WDAS, held at Caedmon College - Normanby Campus, have now adjourned for the summer. The next meeting is scheduled to be Tuesday October 1st. [Read more about Society Monthly Meetings/Early Summer Star Party Schedule]

Our first scheduled star party of the 'summer recess' on May 18th from the West Cliff coincided with a brief improvement in the weather. But... [Read more about Lunar Party - May 18th Report ]

Sky Notes - June 2024

In this month's edition:

  • Planetary Skylights.
  • June Meteors, Noctilucent cloud and Aurora reports.
  • Summer Solstice.
  • June Night Sky.
  • June 2024 Sky Charts.

  [Read more about Sky Notes - June 2024]

Monthly meetings of WDAS, held at Caedmon College - Normanby Campus, will adjourn for the summer after the final meeting of the season on Tuesday May 7th.  [Read more about Society Monthly Meetings/ Early Summer Star Party Schedule]

Bruce Diary - April

A monthly feature chronicling the observing high's and low's experienced at the Bruce Observatory over the preceding month. After this article the feature will return in October.  [Read more about Bruce Diary - April ]

Sky Notes - May 2024

In this month's edition:

  • Planetary Skylights.
  • May Meteors, comet 12P Pons-Brooks.
  • May Night Sky.
  • May 2024 Sky Charts.

  [Read more about Sky Notes - May 2024]

The event at the Whitby Youth Hostel on March 29th, the final outreach event scheduled this side of summer, turned out to be the successful of all those hosted at the hostel. Why?  Well for once it was clear.

 

 

 

 

  [Read more about Whitby Youth Hostel Event - Good Friday ]

A couple of non-observing events were hosted by Mark during March, the first for science week at Whitby Library, the second at the new Mayfield Care Home in Whitby. 

  [Read more about Outreach Non-Observing Events]

Bruce Diary - March

This monthly feature chronicle's the observing high's and low's experienced at the Bruce Observatory over the preceding month. [Read more about Bruce Diary - March ]

Monthly meetings of WDAS are held at Caedmon College - Normanby Campus. Due to the prolonged Easter break at the College and other factors, there will be no meeting in April.  The final meeting of the season will be Tuesday May 7th.  [Read more about Society Monthly Meetings]

Sky Notes - April 2024

In this month's edition:

  • Planetary Skylights.
  • April Meteors, Aurora & Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks. 
  • Solar Eclipse - US 
  • April Night Sky.
  • April 2024 Sky Charts.

  [Read more about Sky Notes - April 2024]

This monthly feature chronicle's the observing high's and low's experienced at the Bruce Observatory over the preceding month. [Read more about Bruce Diary - February ]

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