Save these dates! Astronomical events for astrophotographers in 2022

Supermoon rising over Los Angeles, California
Multiple exposure image of supermoon rising over Los Angeles, California (Image credit: Getty Images)

Everyone’s having a go at astrophotography. Whether it’s creating a beautiful startrail or night-scape with the best cameras for astrophotography or even flagship smartphones, or taking more technical close-up shots of deep-sky objects using astrophotography telescopes, long exposures at night are everywhere. 

Here’s what and when to point your camera at in the next 12 months: 

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Jamie Carter
Astrophotography expert

Jamie has been writing about all aspects of technology for over 14 years, producing content for sites like TechRadar, T3, Forbes, Mashable, MSN, South China Morning Post, and BBC Wildlife, BBC Focus and BBC Sky At Night magazines. 

As the editor for, he has a wealth of enthusiasm and expertise for all things astrophotography, from capturing the Perseid Meteor Shower, lunar eclipses and ring of fire eclipses, photographing the moon and blood moon and more.

He also brings a great deal of knowledge on action cameras, 360 cameras, AI cameras, camera backpacks, telescopes, gimbals, tripods and all manner of photography equipment.