There was a large turnout of members from three astronomy societies on Tuesday 4th October at Raygill Lakes. Lothersdale. Raygill Astronomy club hosted the popular event. Members from Astronomical societies based in Bradford, Earby and Keighley attended.
There were many different types of telescopes to view the autumn night sky. Detailed views were obtained of the Dumbbell nebula, The star Algol and the constellation of Cassiopeia.
Astronomer and broadcaster Martin Lunn was there to record the events and interviews for his weekly astronomy show on Drystone Radio. Rod Hine from Bradford astronomical society gave a short presentation on the types or optical aides to observing the wonders of the night. sky.
With the aid of laser pens, both Rod Hine and Martin Lunn pointed out the highlights of the evenings sky to those in attendance, and took then on a journey across the sky.