Observatory Telescope

An Intro to Astro-imaging

Either a 2 day residential or single day course of Astrophotography with our team professional astronomers.

Date & Time

Date Sunday 14th January, 2018
Time 2:00pm to 11:00pm

Age Suitability

Astro-Photographers from 16 to 100 years old will enjoy this experience.

This course is suitable for all levels - beginner to expert.

Equipment Needed

We'll take you through the essentials even if you don't have any kit, and we'll give you some advice on buying and using the right kit if you're thinking about that.  Things to think about bringing are:

  • A smartphone
  • DSLR camera & telescope adapter
  • Your own telescope if you have one
  • tripod
  • Laptop (to learn about processing and stacking etc)

If you are bringing your own DSLR we have adapters available for popular models of camera to enable you to use your camera with our telescopes during the event.

Additionally - specific questions can be emailed to our experts in advance, email us at info@battlesteads.com

Ticket Prices


Learn the first steps in taking pictures of the night sky and wonders of the universe. Whether you're a beginner starting out as an astrophotographer, or you have equipment that you'd like help with, or even if you're an expert looking for top tips on processing, this experience is for you. This extended course will give you ample time to get to know your camera and astrophotography techniques followed with supervised imaging sessions, including taking your own pictures in what is one of the best dark sky locations in England. No previous knowledge is required. Bring your camera if you have one and laptop but they are not essential.

Event Specific Information

NOTE: This is a two day event that starts on Saturday and continues into Sunday, please book directly with the hotel by calling, or emailing.


Other Dates & Times

This event type is also running on the following dates & times:

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Sunday 3rd February, 2019 2:00pm View Details Book Now
Saturday 2nd February, 2019 9:00pm View Details
Sunday 3rd March, 2019 2:00pm View Details Book Now
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Saturday 6th April, 2019 9:00pm View Details
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Saturday 4th May, 2019 9:00pm View Details
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