Astrofest Astrophotography 2019 Exhibition

Fri 2 Aug 2019Mon 26 Aug 2019

9:30am3:00pm

Museum of Geraldton


The Astrofest Astrophotography exhibition showcases and celebrates the best of Western Australian astrophotography and astro-imaging for 2019. Stunning images featured include star trails, night-scapes, solar system objects, Sun and Moon and deep space images.

Established in 2009, the annual competitive exhibition has become a highlight of Western Australia's Astronomy festival, Astrofest.

The 2019 exhibition includes a special award for the best image of the Southern Cross, the Houtman 400+ Southern Cross Award, sponsored by Batavia Coast Maritime Heritage Association. 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of Frederick de Houtman and Jacob D’Edel encountering the southwest corner of the Australian continent. Houtman is credited as being the first European to plot the constellations of the southern hemisphere, including the Southern Cross.


Caption: The Fighting Dragons, Photographer: Brendan Mitchell

Photographer: Brendan Mitchell

Getting Here

Address

2 Museum Place,
Batavia Coast Marina
,
Geraldton,
Western Australia,
6530,
Australia

 

Phone
(08) 9431 8393

By Bus

The Western Australian Museum — Geraldton is located within walking distance of Chapman Rd bus-stop, which is serviced by the 501 service. Visit the PTA website for timetables.

By Car
Parking is available onsite.

Accessibility
Accessibility information about the Western Australian Museum — Geraldton can be found on the Access WA website.