Date: 23 – 26 June 2022
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: 2 days at Al Thuraya Astronomy Center + 2 days trips to the Desert
Fee: AED 1,350 – AED 1,500
In the Astrophotography Hands-On course, learn everything about photographing the night sky in a clear, easy-to-follow steps by an expert astrophotographer and instructor. Start your journey building and using your setup, knowing how to perfectly assemble your equipment and taking your first images.
- Know how to assemble your equipment correctly (Telescope, Main Camera, Guide Camera, Mount, Focuser)
- Know how to Level & Balance your setup
- Know how to properly Polar Align your mount
- Know how to Focus your main and guide scopes
- Know how to find your targets and know your FoV
- Know the Guiding concepts
- Start your imaging with the right exposure times
- If you don’t own a DSLR camera, we can lend you one for the duration of this course.
- Entrance to Mushrif Park is AED 10 per car or AED 3 per person through Nol card.
- You can purchase a Nol card at the park gate.
- You can recharge your already existing Nol card at the gate.
- Masks are MANDATORY!
- Social distancing must be practiced at all times.
- Tickets for this program are LIMITED!
- Please bring the hard copy or soft copy of the event ticket email to ensure a smooth and fast check-in.
- Dubai Astronomy Group paid members are requested to bring their membership ID card to be presented upon request.