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Astrophotography workshop with Ben Bush

Astrophotography workshop with Ben Bush

Saturday 26th February 2022 from 20:30pm to 23:30pm

Grizedale Forest
Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre, Grizedale, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ

Grizedale is an amazing place to capture the beauty of the night skies. This workshop will show you how to capture these sights for yourself using basic camera gear and a few special techniques.

Come and join award-winning astrophotographer Ben Bush for the night where he will show you around the sky and what is possible to see and capture for yourself.

Also Ben will have a couple of telescopes on hand to show you distant galaxies 2.537 million light-years away and massive clouds of dust and gas deep in space called Nebulae, where stars are born.

This event takes place as part of the Cumbria Dark Skies Festival 2022.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 26/02/2022


Event organiser

Forestry England

Forestry England is organising this event

Please contact Forestry England directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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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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