Dark Space Planetarium
St Mary Street, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG6 4EG
Think you’d quite like to give astrophotography a shot? Join us in the Planetarium with a local dark sky photographer, Alistair Scobie.
From Galloway landscapes to distant galaxies, discover Alistair’s journey into astrophotography. Enjoy the incredible images he has taken from his back garden whilst learning about the process behind them.
Alistair will give you some of the equipment he uses to capture the beauty of our Dark Skies, from a digital camera to high-tech kit.
This Talk is for all those interested in getting started in astrophotography (and those who want to be blown away by some epic photographs taken locally!).
Please note that this has already taken place on 17/02/2023
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Fri 17th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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