22-25 July 2021 Jodrell Bank Observatory

Pete Lawrence

Pete Lawrence has presented the observing section on the long running BBC Sky at Night television programme since 2004. He also compiles and writes the monthly Sky Guide for the Sky at Night Magazine and the Night Sky column for the Daily Telegraph. He is an expert guide for many aurora and eclipse chasing tours and as such will be heading up a trip to watch the August 21 total eclipse of the Sun which will cross mainland USA this year.

Pete is highly regarded in the world of astrophotography specialising in capturing time specific events like eclipses. Many of his images have been published in books, magazines and in websites across the world. In 2014 he was awarded the Davies Medal for significant contribution in the digital field of imaging science by the Royal Photographic Society.

Talk: Anatomy of a Solar Eclipse

Join Pete at the Stargazing sessions on Friday and Saturday night. Pre-booking essential at the Info Point.

Days

Friday 2017, Saturday 2017, Sunday 2017