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Understanding, Forecasting, and Photographing the Aurora Borealis   

Learn how the aurora forms, when the best times are to see it, and how to photograph this amazing phenomenon with both a smartphone and digital/mirrorless camera. We’ll also explore key phone apps for star-finding and aurora-forecasting. Weather permitting, we’ll observe the planets and other sky objects through a telescope during the evening session . . . and maybe even see the aurora!

Class will meet from 3:30 to 5:30 pm, then again from 9:00 to 11:30 p.m. on August 31. Please be aware if you are viewing this on our website that it may incorreclty list August 31 - September 1 below. 

Required Tools

  • Smartphone

Optional Tools

  • Camera and tripod
  • Binoculars

  • Understanding, Forecasting, and Photographing the Aurora Borealis
    8/31/2024 - 8/31/2024
  • Tuition:  $90.00

  • Materials Fee:  $0.00 - payable at registration


  • Instructor:  Bob King

  • Capacity Remaining:  7



  • Dates:  8/31/2024 - 8/31/2024

  • Times:  3:30-5:30pm and 9-11:30pm




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