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Night sky weekend at Ratho Farm

August 29, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - August 30, 2015 @ 11:00 am

249$ - 299$

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Join us for an exciting weekend of night sky photography and enlightening talks at Ratho Farm in Bothwell. www.rathofarm.com

All inclusive package – $249
Price includes 1 night accommodation, dinner and breakfast at Ratho Farm, as well as photographic tuition and Grote Reber talk.

aurora just after dusk

Night sky photography workshop

Loic Le Guilly will give you tips and tricks to photograph the night sky. He will demonstrate in the field techniques and concepts to capture the night sky.

Loic Le Guilly is the founder of the Aurora & Night Sky Festival in Hobart.

Grote-Reber

The fascinating history of Grote Reber and Bothwell

Martin George, former President of the International Planetarium Society, will talk about Grote Reber and his special connection with Bothwell.

Images from left to right:
Grote Reber in Bothwell in 1995 (photographer Martin George, QVMAG) / Reber’s Original Radio Telescope constructed in 1937 Courtesy of Estate of Grote Reber / Reber’s Antenna Array in Bothwell, 1975 Courtesy of Estate of Grote Reber

What’s so special about Ratho Farm ?

Details

Start:
August 29, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
End:
August 30, 2015 @ 11:00 am
Cost:
249$ - 299$
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Venue

Ratho Farm
2122 Highland Lakes Road
Bothwell, Tasmania 7030
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Phone:
+61 3 6259 5553
Website:
http://www.rathofarm.com

Organizer

Wild Island
Phone:
+61 (3) 6224 0220
Website:
http://www.wildislandtas.com.au

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