SOLD OUT: Capturing the Cosmos Astrophotography Workshop

THUR 17 NOV 6:30PM This workshop will provide an introduction to astrophotography. Award-winning astro photographer Sara Harvey and Phillip Finane from Astrophotography Club Ireland will give an overview of the astrophotography process, demonstrate their astrophotography rigs and give an introduction to processing images. Cork Astronomy Club will then take the group outside to learn about identifying constellations and other features of the night sky using the Stellarium astronomy software to identify and choose subjects for astrophotography.

Note: In case of rain, the Stellarium portion of the evening will take place indoors as a demonstration.

Image: Bat and Squid Nebula, Sara Harvey

Details and Tickets

  • Date: Thursday, 17 November
  • Time: 6:30 – 8:00 PM
  • Requirements: Participants must be 16 or older. Please download Stellarium onto your mobile device: Apple | Android

Sara Harvey is from Bishopstown, Co. Cork and has recently been shortlisted in the ‘Out of this World’ category of the DIAS Reach For the Stars astrophotography competition for her image ‘Jellyfish Nebula’, taken in her back garden.

Founded in 1978, Cork Astronomy Club is a vibrant group of amateur astronomers with interest in the planets, stars, the universe at large, space exploration and the history of astronomy