AMC Online | Shop Talk with Connor Matherne and Andrew McCarthy

Join the American Center in Moscow for an exciting journey into the depths of the cosmos! We are thrilled to present an exclusive talk with Connor Matherne and Andrew McCarthy, two accomplished astrophotographers who took over 200,000 shots to produce a breathtakingly detailed image of the moon.

In this session, Connor and Andrew will share their innovative approach to astrophotography, discussing the techniques and technology behind their captivating celestial images. You will get a glimpse into the fascinating world of celestial photography and the scientific understanding that enhances it.

About Our Speakers:

Connor Matherne is a planetary scientist by profession and an astrophotographer by passion. Connor has achieved accolades in both science and photography and is an active member of the Deep Sky West Observatory. His groundbreaking research on the Martian geology of the Jezero Crater was recently published in the scientific journal, Icarus. As a young member of the astrophotography community, Connor uses social media to share his captivating images with millions worldwide, inspiring many to delve into this unique fusion of art and science.

Andrew McCarthy is an astrophotographer renowned for his high-resolution images of celestial bodies, captured from his garden in Sacramento, California. Andrew’s journey into the cosmos began alongside his father and further ignited when he purchased his first telescope in 2017. His meticulous attention to detail and patience in capturing the subtle facets of our celestial neighbours have been enchanting stargazers worldwide.

Join us for this illuminating event that’s sure to inspire both the artist and the scientist within you. 





To watch this event live, tune in to the American Center in Moscow’s YouTube channel and VK page on March 27 at 6:00 p.m. MSK. You can also watch the recording of this event on the same platforms after the event’s end.

You can register below and leave your valid email address to receive a reminder 30 minutes before the online event begins.

To join other AMC Online programs, please check the American Center’s website and TimePad calendars.

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