Introduction to Astrophotography at Jodrell Bank

Wednesday 13th December 2017 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

Jodrell Bank Observatory

University of Manchester, Macclesfield, SK11 9DL


Description

Join the knowledgeable team at Jodrell Bank for this fun introduction to Astrophotograpy. Learn how to use a DSLR or compact camera to capture images of the night sky from wide views of constellations to close-ups of the moon. No previous knowledge required -- remember to wrap up warm and take a flask!

- 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.


Organiser

This event is being organised by Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre 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!


Bookings

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural 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 Wednesday 13th December 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Jodrell Bank Observatory 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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