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Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society

Entry is all inclusive.  
You can pick a talk from either column.


Friday - August 9th

5PM Arrival
7PM BBQ Dinner or Josephine's (Restaurant not included in entry)
8PM Telescope Viewing / Trivia / Open Forum


Saturday - August 10th

  Don Leggett Astronomical Centre The Briars Camp
9AM Guided nature walk at the Briars - Wildlife photography
10.30AM   Welcome Introduction to VASTROC 2019
11AM Antarctica Presentation (Anders Hamilton) Peter Lowe 
(Topic TBA)
12 Noon Lunch  
1PM Introduction to Astrophotography (Jamie Pole) Ken Harrison
2PM Aurora Photography (Alex Cherney) Ian Sullivan
3PM Time Lapse Photography (Greg Walton) (a) Clint Jeffrey : Radio Astronomy
(b) Dr Russell Cockman : Solar & IDA
4PM Deep Sky Photography (Paul Albers) Peter Norman
Dark Matter & Dark Energy
5PM Vendors Stall, Briars Observatory Tour, Group Photo  
6PM   Dinner (Included / BYO alcoholic drinks)
7PM   Keynote Speaker - Dr Brad Tucker
The Universe and the Future of Space
8PM Astrophotography Field Practice / Telescope Viewing Trivia / Open Forum / Social

Talks range from 25-40 mins with a break between talks (or Q&A).

Sunday - August 11th

9AM Nature walk at the Briars - Wildlife photography
10.30AM Pack-up & Clean Up
12PM Event Concludes
MPAS will be at Coolart for 'Science in the Park'


Onsite accommodation available Friday & Sat Nights. BYO Pillow & Blanket.
Sat & Sunday mornings toast & coffee will be available.