Astrophotography Workshop – Killhope Lead Mine

Saturday 9th December 2017 from 17:00pm to 20:00pm

Killhope Lead Mining Museum

Coswhill, Bishop Auckland, DL13 1AR, North East


Join local photographer Gary Lintern at the wonderfully dark location of Killhope Lead Mine for this special landscape astrophotography event. With Gary's expert guidance learn how to photograph features of the night sky including the Milky Way. You'll need to take along your own camera, ideally a DSLR or one with "manual" exposure settings, also a tripod. The event is suitable for all levels of experience however prior booking is required with limited spaces enabling one-to-one tuition.

- Event offers guidance and tuition on how to take night-time photographs using a camera and tripod or using a telescope in place of a camera lens.


This event is being organised by Gary Lintern Photography who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Please contact Gary Lintern Photography directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Saturday 9th December 2017

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