Staindrop, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL2 3AH
Join experienced astrophotographer Gary Lintern for a workshop timed for astronomical darkness and maximum visibility of the Perseid meteor shower.
Meet in the central car park and continue on foot to the area between the ponds, with an unobstructed view of the front of Raby Castle.
All ability levels are welcome, from absolute beginners to people who’ve dabbled with night photography to more experienced photographers.
Attending this event is strictly by reservation only.
Please note that this has already taken place on 12/08/2023
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.
Sat 12th Aug
Sun 13th Aug
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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