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Dark skies photography at Kirkoswald Castle

Dark skies photography at Kirkoswald Castle

Wednesday 27th October 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Kirkoswald Castle
Kirkoswald, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 1DF

If you have wondered how people capture those stunning dark skies images of iconic places? Find out with Gary Lintern, a professional dark skies photographer, in an evening of hands-on instruction at Kirkoswald castle.

This event is part of the North Pennines Stargazing Festival, running from 22-31 October 2021

Please note that this event has already taken place on 27/10/2021


Event organiser

North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is organising this event

Please contact North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty 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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