Introduction to Astrophotography at Jodrell Bank

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

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!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 13/12/2017


Event organiser

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre is organising this event

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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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