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AstroWorkshops 

Do I need a Camera 

Do I need a Camera 

FAQs

ideally a DSLR but a bridge or normal digital camera is fine, something where you can make adjustments to the settings. Make contact if you're unsure and we can advise you. We do have a couple of spares but these are on a first come first served basis. 

ideally a DSLR but a bridge or normal digital camera is fine, something where you can make adjustments to the settings. Make contact if you're unsure and we can advise you. We do have a couple of spares but these are on a first come first served basis. A tripod would also be useful addition

Do I need to be fit

For the Hebden Bridge workshop we will be walking along rough ground and there are parts which are steep but these are not long, someone of moderate fitness will be capable. 

For the Hathersage Weekend, there is a short path from the car park to the viewing points that are uphill but not steep and short. The Tan Hill Adventure is accessible for all, during the day you can explore as much as your fitness allows.

What if the weather is cloudy

What if the weather is cloudy

If the weather I cloudy, event will go on as normal. we will only cancel if it is deemed unsafe according to the Met office. For the Hathersage Weekend we have the capability to chase any clear skies across the Peaks.  

What else do I need

If you're wanting to get into Astronomy or make more us of your camera in photographing the nights sky but don't know where to start? Our workshops are designed to give you an astronomy and astrophotography 

starting point at any budget.

 

As well as discovering more of West Yorkshire, you'll be able to identify and find objects planets, nebula and galaxies, we'll also get to know your camera and how to process your photos to give them that WOW factor.

 

Our Workshops run from Hebden Bridge (1 night workshop),  and the incredible dark skies of Tan Hill, the highest pub in the UK, Tan Hill Inn on our Tan Hill Astronomy Weekend Experience (2 nights with accommodation) 

2019 Program
24th August 
14th September 
23rd November 
5th July 
Sold Out 
8th November

As well as your camera and tripod, we'll be outside as much as possible so good boots, preferably walking boots, a water proof and wind proof coat, layers, a head torch, if you have a red filtered one all the better but we have some filters for you if not,money for food and drinks, any medicinal needs, personal insurance cover and your adventurous side!