SPACE TALKS-6: AMATEUR ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY
SPACE TALKS-6 was organized by SEDS KCT to educate on Amateur Astronomy and Astrophotography.
- Initiation phase:
The PRO team of SEDS contacted the speaker with the help of SEDS India through LinkedIn. The Speaker, Mr.Keerthi Kiran is the founder of Bangalore Astronomical Society.
- Marketing Phase:
Digital Posters from the media team were shared through Social Media platforms like Instagram, LinkedIn, Whatsapp and Facebook. It was also shared to other Chapters of SEDS India and abroad.
Date: 31August, 2020
Time: 12 noon-1 pm
Platform: Google meet
No.of Registrations: 60
No.of Attendees: 53
The event started with a Welcome address by Mr. Ohmprakash, member of Admin team of SEDS KCT. The session was then handed over to the speaker, Mr. Keerthi Kiran who then shared his knowledge on Astronomy and Astrophotography.
Some of the highlights of his speech are,
- The types of telescope and their working principle .Things to be considered before buying a telescope
- Basics of astronomy , constellation ,locating planets in sky and deep space objects
- Astrophotography technique and image processing software’s like deepsky stacker and star trail software
The last part of the session was Q/A where the audience shot out their queries and doubts in Astronomy and Astrophotography.
Feedback form was then circulated in the chat box and Certificates were provided to those who filled the form.
The session finally ended by thanking the Speaker and audience who made this event a successful one.
Thanks and Regards.
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