Night Sky and Photography at Croydon Hill

Saturday 18th March 2017 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

Croydon Hill - Exmoor

Near Nutcombe Bottom, Luxborough, TA23 0SX


Join night sky enthusiast Chris Sperring MBE for an evening of stargazing and photography. Enjoy a practical session learning how to take photos of the night sky -- any camera is suitable from smart phone through to the latest digital SLR! Take a pair of binoculars or a telescope if you have one!

- 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 Forestry Commission England 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 Forestry Commission England 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 18th March 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Croydon Hill - Exmoor 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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