Bradford residents looking to the skies last night were greeted with a stunning view of the moon.

The Harvest Moon, which is the first full moon rising closest to the autumnal equinox, rose late this year.

And thanks to a cloud-free sky last night and early this morning West Yorkshire was bathed in lunar light.

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The name Harvest Moon dates from when farmers needed brighter light to gather crops, and the full moon allowed them to work for longer in preparation for winter.

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The Harvest Moon on October 5. 2017. Picture by Carlos Conwaz

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The Harvest Moon on October 5. 2017. Picture by Amanda Jayne

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Full moon on 07/10/17

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