The next edition of the Yearbook is now out - The Yearbook of Astronomy 2023. If you would like a copy... [Read more about Yearbook of Astronomy 2023]

Monthly meetings of the WDAS have now resumed. You can locate us at Caedmon College - Normanby Campus. The next meeting is on TuesdayDecember 6th from 19:30hrs.   [Read more about Society Monthly Meetings and Observatory Open Nights ]

The WDAS society Christmas meal has been booked, so if you would like to attend, please read on.   [Read more about Society Solstice Celebration Meal 2022]

We have lift off!... After two scrubbed attempts and two more rescheduled due to hurricane threats, the Artemis 1 mission is ... GO for the Moon, and is already breaking records, heralding the dawn of new era of human lunar exploration.  [Read more about Blast Off! - Artemis at the Moon ]

In this month's edition:

  • Planetary Skylights.
  • December Meteors and Comets
  • Winter Solstice
  • December Night Sky.
  • December 2022 Sky Charts.

  [Read more about Sky Notes - December 2022]

The WDAS society Christmas meal will soon be booked (after the Novemeber meeting) So, if you would like to attend - contact Mark - details within.   [Read more about Society Christmas Meal 2022]

Sadly the Yearbook of Astronomy Convention organised by Brian Jones, editor of the Yearbook of Astronomy did not take place due to poor ticket sales. The next edition of the Yearbook is now out however- The Yearbook of Astronomy 2023.  [Read more about Yearbook of Astronomy 2023]

Monthly meetings of the WDAS have now resumed after the summer recess. You can locate us at Caedmon College - Normanby Campus. The next meeting is on Tuesday November 1st (tonight) from 19:30hrs.   [Read more about Society Monthly Meetings and Observatory Open Nights ]

Monthly meetings of the WDAS have now resumed after the summer recess. You can locate us at Caedmon College - Normanby Campus. The next meeting is on Tuesday November 1st (tonight) from 19:30hrs.   [Read more about Society Monthly Meetings and Observatory Open Nights ]

The event at the Fox and Hounds on Oct 22nd proved to be a tremendous success, with huge interest shown, even though skies were partly cloudy...   

 

 

 

 

  [Read more about Fox and Hounds - Evening Among the Stars Event ]

Will it be fourth time lucky for the Artemis 1 SLS rocket launch. NASA hope so after two scrubbed attempts and a enforced roll back...  [Read more about NASA Proposes New Artemis Launch Window Date]

Our annual visit to Westerdale on Friday October 14th again coincided with clear skies, allowing observations vitually from the start of what turned out to be a very enjoyable event.  [Read more about Westerdale Event - 2022]

In this month's edition:

  • Planetary Skylights.
  • Partial Solar Eclipse Report.
  • November Meteors.
  • November Night Sky.
  • November 2022 Sky Charts.

  [Read more about Sky Notes - November 2022]

A new astro-convention will take place this October organised by Brian Jones, editor of the Yearbook of Astronomy. Called the Yearbook of Astronomy Convention, it will feature guest speakers and is hoped to become an anual event ... [Read more about Yearbook of Astronomy Convention 2022]

After two scrubbed launches due to fuelling leaks, Artemis 1 had been given the green light for another launch attempt, then Ian intervened, no not the chief controller, but the named hurricane that caused widespread destruction across Florida. On a more positive note NASA's Dart mission crashes into asteroid... [Read more about Artemis Battens Down -Whilst Dart Hits the Bullseye ]

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