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Online Masterclass | Deep Space ExplorationOnline Masterclass | Deep Space Exploration

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Online Masterclass | Deep Space Exploration

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Tutorial and Q&A with pro photographer and Celestron Ambassador Damian Peach

Wednesday 16th December, 4-5pm

YouTube link provided prior to the start of this course. You can register here.

Join Celestron expert and pro photographer Damian Peach for this free masterclass on night sky photography and deep space exploration. In the session, Damian will focus on gear and technical requirements, locations and timing, and share examples of his current works.

The masterclass will cover:

  • How to get into astronomy – research and planning.
  • Timings – when to see and how to find Mars, Saturn, Orion, and more
  • Selecting the right gear – telescopes, cameras, lenses, etc.
  • Setup and preparation.
  • Top tips.

Check out some of our latest astro offers here. To explore more guides to photographing the night sky, explore our blog here.

YouTube link provided prior to the start of this course. You can register here.

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Speaker

Damian Peach

Damian Peach

Peach's passion for Astronomy first began in 1988 inspired by books in his school library. Later he joined the British Astronomical Association (BAA) in 1996, and has since contributed large amounts of observations to the various observing sections. He has also written and co-authored many papers in the organizations journal. He was awarded the organisations prestigious Merlin Medal in 2006. The same year he was also awarded the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers (ALPO) Walter H. Haas Award.

Peach has provided astronomical images for magazines and books throughout his career. His images have featured in Astronomy Magazine, Sky & Telescope, Astronomy Now & The Sky at Night. Peach has also been a co-author on several professional scientific papers on planetary astronomy, especially regarding work on Mars and Jupiter. He was one of only a few amateur astronomers to have work featured as part of the national Explorers of the Universe exhibition at the Royal Albert Hall in 2007. His work has also appeared at the Edinburgh Science Festival, and The Royal Greenwich Observatory.