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Winning Sky Photos – 2017 David Malin Awards Exhibition Opening

6 November, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Winning Sky Photos is the exhibition of top entries from the David Malin Awards astrophotography competition.

Held annually by the Central West Astronomical Society, it is open to photographers around Australia. The photographs are judged
by world-renowned astrophotographer Dr David Malin.

David Malin has had a long fascination with light and colour and the interface between art and science.
He has been involved in scientific photography since the mid-1960s, initially using optical and electron microscopes
and X-ray diffraction techniques to shed a new light on problems in pure and applied chemistry.
In 1975, he joined the newly-created Anglo-Australian Observatory (AAO, now the Australian Astronomical Observatory)
as its photographic scientist, and applied his imaging techniques to studying much larger and more distant objects,
including Malin 1,  the first giant, low-surface-brightness galaxy discovered and still the largest known spiral system.

Dr David Malin will open the Exhibition at 7.00pm on Monday 6th  November and give a talk.

The exhibition will be open until January 14th.

The Talk and Opening Night are free but bookings are required. If you would like to view though the telescopes, special viewing costs apply.

Bookings can be made here for the Talk / Opening and Viewing on Trybooking

Details

Date:
6 November, 2017
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://observatory.ballarat.net

Organiser

Judith Bailey
Phone:
0429 199 312
Email:
bas@cbl.com.au
Website:
http://observatory.ballarat.net