Course on solar and deep sky photography

This course is organized in collaboration between APAA and OLA. In the first part, techniques and equipment necessary to obtain images of our star are shown, with all safe measure these kind of observations require. During the night period, it follows a three hour session where the participants can experiment the regular process of acquiring deep sky images and learn how to process them. The participants use the observatory’s telescopes and become, for one day, the astronomers on duty.


Topics to be addressed in the course

  • Solar observation (instrumentation)
  • Electronic detectors (CCD/CMOS cameras)
  • Techniques of image acquisition
  • Techniques of digital image processing
  • Solar and deep sky images of high resolution


14:00 Reception to the participantes
14:15 Observation and solar photography
19:00 Dinner
21:30 Stargazing session
23:45 Observation and deep sky photography

Registration: 30€ (solar photography) +  40€ (deep sky photography). Includes the stargazing session but not dinner.

Registration is possible up to two days before the start of the course and limited to a maximum of 5 participants.  To register, please send us an email to: geral @, with the subject “Course on solar and deep sky photography”. You will receive a confirmation email with all the details to validate it.

Data / Hora
Date(s) - 29/06/2019 - 30/06/2019
14:00 - 2:45


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