Posted by on Sep 15, 2015 in Main | 0 comments

Wednesday 16th September saw a fantastic turn out budding astronomers at Keighley astronomical societies Star party at Raygill Fishing Lakes. Raygill an established ‘Dark Sky’ Location was the ideal location for this family orientated event. The Skies were clear. Objects on view were Saturn (before it sank below the Horizon). The Andromeda Galaxy, and the prominent constellations of the Great Bear, Cassiopeia, and Cygnus. So that kept the stargazers happy. For the younger participants we provided them opportunity to build a paper rocket, and to see their designs tested in flight. We also had colouring pictures and other space themed activities. Society Chairman Paul Neaves provided a power point presentation on the ‘Autumn night sky’. Our host Amanda Clement kept all well provided with refreshments and light snacks. We would like to thank the Craven trust that provided a grant to cover the costs of staging this free event.

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Paul gave a presentation on the ‘Autumn night sky’.

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This free event was funded by a grant from ‘The Craven Trust’