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Lunar Imaging £30 With Damian Peach

Saturday 19th August 10am – 4.00pm at Tooley's Boatyard, Banbury


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The course will cover all aspects lunar imaging from high resolution images to eclipse and mosaics. A variety of talks and practical image processing work throughs. I'd also greatly encourage attendees to bring their own laptops so we can perhaps work in their own image date using techniques taught on the course.

Damian Peach is a world renowned astrophotographer. Over his career his images have appeared in countless books. magazines and science papers, and he himself has also appeared numerous times on BBC television promoting astronomy and astrophotography as well as giving talks on the subject both at home in the UK and overseas. He was awarded both the British Astronomical Associations Merlin Medal and the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers Walter Haas award both for outstanding contributions to Planetary astronomy. In 2009 he was part of a record setting team that produced the largest ground based image mosiac of the Moon ever taken. He featured in the acclaimed national Explorers of the Universe photographic exhibition at the Royal Albert Hall and also had his work featured at the Edinburgh Science Festival. His work was used by NASA and ESA to illustrate the importance and quality of amateur planetary images. In 2011 he was crowned overall winner of the Royal Greenwich Observatory Astrophotographer of the year competition, and was a prize winning finalist in 2012 and 2013. He also recently won 1st place in the National Science Foundation's Comet ISON photo competition.

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