Free 2020 astrophotography calendar: what to shoot when in the night sky

Free 2020 astrophotography calendar
(Image credit: Celestron)

Astrophotography has become increasingly popular in recent years, as digital cameras and lenses get better at recording the night skies. As ever, there are some days when it is worth going outdoors with your kit... whether it is a full moon, an eclipse or a meteor shower, there are some celestial events that you can predict and plan for.

Telescope manufacturer Celestron has published a free colorful guide to the key dates to watch out for after dark throughout 2020. You can download this from Celestron direct  in PDF form, and thanks to its clear, attractive design this could be something that you might want to print out and put on your wall.

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Chris George

Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 

His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 15 Pro Max.

He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.