The digital exhibitions were ‘The World At Night’, and the ‘Western Australian Astrophotography Exhibition’.
The World At Night is a network of more than 30 international astronomical photographers. This exhibition showcased 60 astronomical landscape images from around the world, giving a truly global perspective for Astrofest 2012. Unique astronomical images were exhibited from Australia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, North and South America, and Antarctica. See the TWAN web site for more information.
In addition to The World At Night, fourteen Western Australian astrophotographers were selected for exhibition, to showcase the best of Western Australian astrophotography. More than 40 astrophotos and timelapse videos were featured at Astrofest 2012. Exhibition categories included:
- Sun and Moon,
- Astronomical landscapes,
- Astronomical Panoramas,
- Star Trails and Multiple Exposures,
- Comet Lovejoy, and
- Deep Space
- Timelapse video
Exhibition photographs were selected to illustrate the diversity of Western Australia astrophotography, and to showcase technical achievement and quality, innovative techniques, aesthetic appeal & astronomical content. The inspirational images achieved by the contributors are a credit to the Western Australian astrophotography community.
Sponsored by the Western Australian Department of Commerce and supported by the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research.