Astronomy Events

Astrophotography Getaway(West Aus) – Saturday 21st May - Sat 21st May 2022

Ready for a dark sky weekend getaway? This special event is for nightscape/landscape astrophotographers who are just starting out or have experience. There will be help on hand for anyone who needs it and wide-open dark night skies for those with more experience.

Details
When: 4pm-9.30pm, Saturday 21st May 2022
Where: Astro Observatories WA, Goldfields Road, Youndegin (south of Cunderdin), WA
Prices: Non-members are welcome.
Bookings are essential. The class is limited to 15 people with cameras to make sure you receive good assistance. Extra friends.

  • $149 adults
  •  $19 per additional person (Friends or family members who are “along for the ride” who will be on-site but not participate in the workshop.)
  • $19 per person if you’d like to camp overnight

Events

Latest Event - BYO Telescope Class | 20th August 2022

Start date: Sat 20th Aug 2022    

BYO Telescope Class | 20th August 2022

PRACTICAL   |   HANDS-ON   |   ABOVE ALL, FUN!
If you own a telescope and are having difficulty working out how to use it or if you’re confused about which telescope to buy, this single evening class will help you on your way.

WHO IS SUITED TO THIS CLASS?
•       You have a telescope but are not sure how to use it properly.
•       You don’t have a telescope but are thinking of buying one. This class is a great way to learn more about telescopes so you can choose the best one to suit you.
•       You have never been into Astronomy before but want to see what it’s all about.

This class is specially designed for beginners and will cover all the basics to kick-start your knowledge.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
With astronomy guides on hand, you will learn all the basics including:
•       Telescopes and mounts
•       Finder scopes, eyepieces and focusing
•       Extra tools to find out what to see in the night sky

WHEN:   6.00pm – 8.30pm Saturday 20th August, 2022

WHERE:          Henderson Environmental Centre
End of Groat Street, North Beach WA 6020

PRICES:  FREE ENTRY FOR GOLD & PLATINUM MEMBERS
$115 Telescope Owners
$38.50 Extra Adult (without telescope)
$27.50 Child (recommended for children aged 8-16 years with a keen interest in astronomy)

Details via : https://stargazersclubwa.com.au/stargazing-events-perth/#!event/2022/8/20/byo-telescope-class-20th-august

Coming Up - Great Sydney Total Solar Eclipse 2028

Start date: Sat 22nd Jul 2028    

Taken in Carbondale IL, USA during the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017
Canon 5D MK3 with Sigma 150-600mm lens and Baader AstroFilm solar filter.

Ok so this might be a little premature 10 years out from the event, but hey – why not get the hype machine rolling early right? There’s a lot of time to prepare and practice or at the very least, scratch a few days off your future calendar to come join us and the rest of Sydney for a total solar eclipse with a “greatest duration” of totality that passes right over the Bintel store in Glebe! Almost 4 glorious minutes of darkness await during totality. To check the map for your predicted time and proximity to totality check NASA’s website here.

[tminus t= “22-07-2028 12:40:39”]Eclipse has happened![/tminus]

[tminus t= “12-07-2022 00:00:00″ style=”circle” omitweeks=”true” omithours=”true” omitminutes=”true” omitseconds=”true” ]JWST First Images![/tminus]

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