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A Night of Astrophotography With Mark Gee

A Night of Astrophotography With Mark Gee

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When:

  • Sat 20 May ’17, 8:00pm – 11:30pm

Where:

Red Rocks Nature Reserve, Owhiro Bay Parade, Wellington Show map

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

In association with Space & Science Festival, The Art of Night - A Night of Astrophotography Wellington is bigger and better than before.

Come join us for the biggest star party in the Southern Hemisphere and bring your DSLR Camera and tripod, or just come down to enjoy a night under the stars.

15 minutes of basic astrophotography instruction and a briefing will be held at the start of the night before we head down to the beach at the start of the Red Rocks Nature Reserve to observe and photograph the night sky.

This family event is all about having a go and enjoying the night sky.

Last year we had close to 800 people turn up, and it was an amazing night had by all, and a lot of planning has gone into this year's event which includes traffic management and onsite food and beverage vans.

If you haven't photographed the night sky before this event, have a read of this tutorial to get you up to speed on some of the terminology and methods used:

http://theartofnight.com/2014/06/the-art-of-astrophotography-tutorial/

If the weather isn't favourable on the night of the Saturday 20th May, there is a rain date of Sunday 21st May - stay tuned to this page for updates.

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