The exhibition Seeing Stars: Astrophotography from the Dandenong Ranges will be presented in the Chambers Gallery of the Yarra Ranges Regional Museum from 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017. The exhibition coincides with another exhibition that will be on display at the Museum at the same time called Science on the Move from Questacon in Canberra.  The museum has asked MBO for astrophotography from MBO members for use in this exhibition!

Photographs may include the following scenes;

  • Deep Sky

  • Wide Field

  • Nightscapes

  • Solar Systems

  • Animated Sequences (Scientific, Aesthetic)

The Museum would like to include a range skill levels, ages ( including juniors) and also a range of equipment used.

Images must be in TIFF or JPEG format and should be at least 3MB in size. The files must also be named as directed on the entry form.

To participate members are asked to read the guidelines in the entry form, complete the form and submit it with up to 3 photographs on a USB to Mount Burnett Observatory at a Friday night “Members Night”.

Photographs must be submitted by Monday 8 August 2016.

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