Brian Wilson Astrophotography Talk / Irish Astronomy Week

    The Wonders of Mayo's Night Sky

    Brian Wilson Astrophotographer  - 23rd March 8pm

    Part of Irish Astronomy Week

    We are delighted to welcome Brian Wilson back to Newport to talk about his amazing work as an Astrophotographer in Mayo for Irish Astronomy Week.

    Brian will introduce his work and experience of taking photos at night and how to go about photographing the Milky Way, the Aurora Borealis , Noctilucent clouds etc

    Thurs 23rd March at 8pm at Hotel Newport, Newport, Co Mayo

    This event is jointly hosted by Newport Astronomy Club

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    for more information contact:

    Georgia MacMillan

    Mayo Dark Sky Park Development Officer

    IRC Employment Based PhD Scholar in partnership with NPWS and NUI Galway / 086 859 5166

    Mayo Dark Sky Park / Wild Nephin National Park


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    Wild Nephin National Park,
    Ballycroy Visitor Centre,
    National Parks & Wildlife Service,
    Ballycroy Village,
    Co. Mayo
    +353 (0)98 49 888