Astrophotography Workshop

Every year the ASSA Astro-imaging Group hold an Astrophotography Workshop at the Bendleby Ranges , 50km North of Orroroo in the Southern Flinders Ranges.

The 2019 workshop will be held on the weekend of 8th-11th of March.

The accommodation comprises of 6 double air conditioned rooms in the Shearers Quarters, 2 four person rooms in the Bunkhouse, 4 powered camp sites and 2 unpowered camp sites. Facilities include a large kitchen with 2 fridges, large dining area, gas BBQ, toilet & shower block and a disabled shower & toilet which is also reserved for use by the women.

Members need to provide their own food, toiletries, bed linen/pillow etc. The nearest shop is a 2 hour round trip to Orroroo, so make a check list.

Accommodation is also available for Thursday 7th if you would like to arrive a day earlier.

This year's workshop presentations will be:

  • Jarrod Koh - Astrophotography Processing in Photoshop
  • Paul Montague - Astro-guiding your telescope for astrophotography
  • Tom Valencic - Astro-imaging with a monochrome camera and filters

Members are encouraged to take advantage of the dark sky location and bring their astrophotography equipment. The presentations are scheduled for the afternoons so you can spend all night imaging. If you are new to astrophotography members will be available to advise and assist you with your equipment.

Costs:

  • Shearer's Quarters - $42 per adult per night, Children under 15 $21, Children under 5 $0
  • Bunkhouse  - $30 per person per night, Children under 15 $15, Children under 5 $0
  • Powered Camping - $27.50 per adult per night, Children under 15 $5, Children under 5 $0
  • Unpowered Camping - $22 per adult per night, Children under 15 $5, Children under 5 $0

Bookings

Vacancies are limited so book early by emailing the ASSA Astro-imaging Group Coordinator, Jeff Lusher on imaging@assa.org.au with 2019 Astrophotography Workshop in the subject line.

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Friday 08 Mar 2019

3:00 PM - 10:00 AM

Bendleby Ranges Southern Flinders Ranges

 

 

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