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Astrofest Astrophotography Floortalk with Dr John Goldsmith
August 11, 2018 @ 13:30 - 14:15
Explore the cosmos through the eyes of talented astrophotographers in the ninth annual Astrofest Exhibition Floortalk by Dr John Goldsmith.
The 2018 Astrofest Astrophotography Exhibition showcases the accomplishments of talented Western Australian astro-imagers who have recorded stunning astronomical landscape images in locations throughout Western Australia and beyond.
Established in 2009, the annual competitive exhibition has become a highlight of Western Australia’s Astronomy festival, Astrofest.
This year’s 224 entries from 52 entrants featured a diverse range of astrophotography, including astro-landscapes, high resolution planetary and lunar images, widefield and deep space astrophotography.
Exhibition Curator Dr John Goldsmith from Celestial Visions will deliver a floortalk on the exhibition finalists work.
Free event, no bookings required.
This mesmerising exhibition can also be seen at the Museum of Geraldton 20 July – 20 August, 9.30am – 3pm daily.
John Goldsmith is a Western Australian based astrophotographer, author, exhibition curator and PhD Researcher. He has as served as the curator for the Astrofest astrophotography exhibition, since 2009. His PhD research, at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research, Curtin University, investigated cultural astronomy and the documentation, communication and sharing of Aboriginal sky knowledge, associated with Wolfe Creek Crater (East Kimberley) and the Square Kilometre Array radio astronomy initiative in the Murchison region of Western Australia.