Astrophotography Basics

Date: 21 - 22 June 2022


Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Al Thuraya Astronomy Center - Dubai

Ages: 10+

Fee: AED 450 - AED 500

Knowing the basics is essential to building your knowledge on strong foundations. In this introductory astrophotography course, we will go through the basics & tools you need to get started.

Course Schedule: 

  • What is Astrophotography & Why we do it
  • What are the tools and equipment we use
  • What are the necessary equipment you need to start your journey

Course Objectives:

  • Understanding the concept of Astrophotography
  • Knowing the Equipment and why we need them (Cameras, Mounts, Telescopes, Focusers, Controlling Software)
  • What do you really need to start your journey in Astrophotography

Important Information: 

  • 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.

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