Our Astro photography course includes a daytime session on how best to photograph our nearest star the sun. learn how to capture the finger print of a star. Each star has a unique spectra. We are equipped for stellar spectroscopy allowing you to discover the very elements that make up our Sun and other stars. It is amazing what can be achieved with informed equipment selection. This image is of the 2006 solar eclipse taken by one of our staff using an entry level Canon IXUS digital camera through our Coronado PST.
Moon and the Planets
The planets and moon are classics. You can use our large 41.6cm observatory telescope or one of our smaller scopes to get great results. Shown here is the 'Super blue blood moon' on 1 February 2018 lunar eclipse. Image taken by Angus McMahon using a Canon EOS on the Emerald Observatory Meade 102mm f7, ED triplet APO refractor telescope on a goto EQ mount.