Astrophotography Workshop at Beacon Fell

Astrophotography Workshop at Beacon Fell

Saturday 2nd February 2019 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

Beacon Fell Visitor Centre
Beacon Fell, Preston, PR3 2NL

Visit the Forest of Bowland Dark Sky Discovery site and learn how to photograph the contrast of our dark skies and the beautiful stars above. Experienced astronomer and astrophotographer Robert Ince will also teach you how to create beautiful star trails and other compositions that will leave you and your friends breathless, all with just a DSLR camera, lens and tripod.

Also covered will be techniques of processing astro-photographs to enhance the faint detail. By using tracking mounts with camera lenses and small telescopes, you will realise you can take pictures you never thought possible!

After some time spent in the workshop, there will be opportunities (weather permitting) to try the astrophotography techniques out under Bowland’s dark skies. Suitable for adults and accompanied children 16 years and over.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 02/02/2019


Event organiser

Robert Ince Stargazing Events

Robert Ince Stargazing Events is organising this event

Please contact Robert Ince Stargazing Events directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

Bookings for this event can be made via Eventbrite.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.



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