Astrophotography Workshop at Killhope Museum

Saturday 21st October 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Killhope Lead Mining Museum

Coswhill, Bishop Auckland, DL13 1AR, North East


Description

Learn to photograph the night sky from one of the darkest locations in the North Pennines at Killhope Museum. This highly practical three-hour introduction to photographing the night sky is being led by Gary Lintern and his expert team. Prior booking essential.

This event is part of the North Pennines Stargazing Festival 2017, organised by the AONB Partnership and supported by Visit County Durham and the Science & Technology Facilities Council.

- 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.


Organiser

This event is being organised by North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Bookings

The event organiser (North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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Event weather

21/10/17
19:00
94%
21/10/17
22:00
90%
22/10/17
01:00
42%
Weather forecast for Burnhope Seat (4.16 miles away) updated 19/10/17 at 20:01.

Location light pollution

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

Urban
Suburban
Semi-rural
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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Saturday 21st October 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Killhope Lead Mining Museum on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.

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