Our next meeting is on Tuesday 24th November. This month Robin Leadbeater will be giving us a talk;
"An Introduction to Variable Stars"
How and why many stars vary in brightness, and the vital role of the amateur observer in studying them
Our next meeting is on Tuesday 27th October and we have a visiting speaker Dr Ian Bradley from the Lancaster University department of Physics, who will be speaking on the subject "Every picture tells a (scientific) story"
The meeting starts at 7.30pm
Don't forget there is a total eclipse of the moon tonight. You'll need to be up in the early hours to see this one as it starts around 2am.
As usual Stuart has lots of useful information about observing the event and other things in the sky over on his Cumbrian Sky blog. .
If you take any pictures of the eclipse bring them along to our meeting on Tuesday night.
We have our June meeting this evening. Stuart Atkinson from Eddington Astronomical Society will be giving us a guide to observing and photographing noctilucent clouds. These glowing clouds are visible at this time of year high in the atmosphere at night.
As usual the meeting starts at 7.30pm.