Under Southern Skies
Speaker: Michael S F Watson, Astronomy Ambassador, The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC)
In this talk and slide show, Michael Watson will discuss his 2018 and 2019 trips to Australia, which included several nights of stargazing and astrophotography from the dark skies of the Australian Outback. He will talk about how he prepared for the trip, the equipment that he took, and how he produced the photos that you will see. His astrophotos will be interspersed with photos of some of the sights from around the Land Down Under.
Michael is well known around the RASC as a 50-year member, an astrophotographer and a solar eclipse enthusiast, and a member of the Society's Board of Directors. He is an observational astronomer, and his main interests are solar eclipses and astrophotography.