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The aurora chaser's handbook : in pursuit of Tasmania's Southern Lights / Margaret Sonnemann
Bib ID 6572659
Format BookBook [still image, text, volume]
Edition First edition. 
Description Kingston Beach, Tasmania : Wingfold Press, 2013 
©2013 
95 pages : colour illustrations, charts, map ; 23 x 25 cm 
ISBN 9780646910345 (paperback)
Summary

This book is both a how-to guide and a unique keepsake, featuring breathtaking imagery of Tasmania’s aurora-lit southern skies by fourteen of Australia’s most passionate aurora-chasing photographers. Includes information on aurora science and how to determine the likelihood of a display, how to capture an aurora on film, best viewing locations for southern Australia, aurorae in literature, and auroral forms and classifications.

Full contents
  • Introduction. Anyone can catch an aurora
  • My story
  • Discovering the Aurora australis. Legend & history
  • Science
  • Mystery
  • A guide to the forms
  • Catching the Aurora australis. How to chase an aurora
  • Getting the shot
  • Finishing touch.
 
Notes

Contributors include: Carl Gruber, Ian Musgrave, Katinka Smith, Francois Fourie, Nick Monk, Luke O'Brien, Jonathan Esling, Loic Le Guilly, James Garlick, Colin Legg, Julie Head, Grahame Kelaher, Greg Gibbs, James Stone, Paul Haese, Luke Dulverton, James Stone.

After establishing a Facebook group, Aurora Australis Tasmania, to facilitate easier notification of auroras, Margaret Sonnemann has been asked to curate a Tasmanian Regional Arts photographic exhibition touring statewide in 2014.

Includes bibliographical references, contributor biographies, and glossary.

Subjects Auroras -- Tasmania -- Pictorial works.  |  Auroras -- Tasmania -- Observers' manuals.  |  Auroras -- Tasmania -- Observations.  |  Southern sky (Astronomy) -- Observers' manuals.  |  Astronomical photography -- Tasmania.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Sonnemann, Margaret, compiler
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500 |aAfter establishing a Facebook group, Aurora Australis Tasmania, to facilitate easier notification of auroras, Margaret Sonnemann has been asked to curate a Tasmanian Regional Arts photographic exhibition touring statewide in 2014.
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