Sutton Bank Star Hub
Sutton Bank National Park Centre, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 2EX
By popular demand, we are staging a special evening dedicated to the art of taking pictures of the night sky. We’ll explain the basics to set you on your way and give practical demonstrations. We’ll cover everything from using a camera on a tripod to employing smartphones and taking images of the moon and planets with a telescope. This event is for beginners who want to capture some of the beauty they see.
Bring a tripod and camera to get the most out of the event. Stargazer Richard Darn and award-winning astrophotographer Dave Williams will lead this event. It will be part indoors and part outdoors, based at the North York Moors National Park’s Stargazing Hub. Numbers will be limited as this is a hands-on session.
Please note that this has already taken place on 19/11/2022
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 19th Nov
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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