© Reeth Informal Astronomy Group unless otherwise indicated
covering the Northern Yorkshire Dales
Click Next for more pictures
On 13th October Mars reached opposition and was just 52,069,570km from Earth, its closest until 2035, and was the brightest star-like object in the night sky. A few of our members took the opportunity to have a go at imaging Mars during the days before and after opposition. Unfortunately we had a lot of winds and turbulence over that period so the results were rather mixed.