A Shot in the Dark

Date: Tuesday 6 May 2014

Time: 7.30pm - 9.00pm

Location: WI-LR13, Wilberforce Building, University of Hull

Abstract:

Paul Reed will follow up on his previous talk on night time photography in general, star-trail images and time-lapse sequences. The kind of thing that people can try for themselves without needing expensive telescopes etc. and all using free software.

Speaker: Paul Reed

Paul is 51 years old, and based in Kingston upon Hull. A former schoolteacher, he now has 3 main interests in life: astronomy, photography and playing flamenco music. As an astronomer, Paul has certificates in Astronomy, Planetary Science and Astrophysics, gained through the Open University. His photography interests centre around landscapes, skyscapes and astrophotography. He speaks regularly on local radio about astronomy topics and has been actively involved with introducing the general public to astronomy, organising 'open observatory' events and giving presentations on astronomical topics to local youth and community groups.