Dubai Astronomy Group


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Al Thuraya Astronomy Center
Al Thuraya Astronomy Center, Mushrif Park - Dubai

Location 2

Al Qudra
Al Qudra - Dubai


23 - 26 Jun 2022


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm





Astrophotography Hands-On Course

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
Age: 10+
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.

Course Outline:

  • 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


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.