York Astronomical Society

COVID-19 update. At the Society’s recent committee and trustees meeting it was agreed that we would not hold any more Priory Street meetings, hold star parties or host events at our observatory at Beetle Bank Farm until at least 2021. The aim is to convert our physical meetings at Priory Street into virtual meetings via the Zoom app on our usual basis of the first and third Fridays of every month, starting from 19 July. There will be talks from a variety of people, including previous speakers and those who had planned to give future talks at Priory Street.

As physical observing sessions are impossible under the present Covid-19 restrictions, it is hoped that we can organise virtual observing sessions from a member, using such technology as Zoom or FaceBook Live.

Watch this space for more information in the coming weeks.

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