Under the Milky Way - A Photo Field Trip
Time & Location
About the Event
The class will meet on location at a fairly dark spot in Ona, FL, just a bit South of Solomon's Castle shortly before sunset. It's next to a cemetery by the Baptist Church. Yep, that's right, a cemetery. It's October, where else would you want to meet in the dark? The location is approximately 47 minutes East of Lakewood Ranch.
- From SR 64 - Take SR 64 East towards Zolfo Springs. Turn right on CR 665. When you get to the fork on the road, a mile or two past Solomon's Castle, keep to the left to stay on CR 665. Cemetery Road is just past the Baptist Church.
- FROM SR 70 - You can also take SR 70 towards Arcadia. Turn left onto Pine Level Road. When you come to a fork in the road make a right onto CR 665. Cemetery Road is just past the Baptist church.
Camera Equipment: You'll need a D-SLR camera or ILC Mirrorless System. Bring your widest angle lens with a 2.8 f/stop or faster. You'll need a very sturdy tripod and a remote switch for your camera. Keep in mind this is depending on the weather. So come prepared; bring a flashlight and bug spray!
FEE $55 - There are no refunds if the Milky Way isn't visible due to cloud cover. The field trip is an opportunity to photograph the Milky Way.
Where - Cemetery next to Union Baptist Church, 5076 Lily Church Rd, Ona, 33865
When - Sun, October 27, 2019 - 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM - Rain or Shine!
Timeline for Sunday night:
6:42 PM Sunset
8:08 PM Galactic Center is visible
9:22 PM Galactic Center sets
Dono should be there by 6:45 PM.
Any questions call Dono (727) 741-1819 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Under the Milky Way$55$550$0