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A three day astrophotography workshop in the stunning heart of the Pilbara


Shoot for the stars!

Join us for three nights of astrophotography at the third annual Cheela Space Safari under the magnificent night sky of the Pilbara.

Covering everything from landscape to deep-sky astrophotography. We will introduce the techniques, equipment and software you will need to get great shots of the cosmos, stars, planets, galaxies and nebulae.

Bring your own camera, laptop and even your telescope and we will help you get the full potential out of your equipment. Whether you are an absolute beginner or a seasoned pro, all skill levels are welcome!

Set within the epic Pilbara landscape, Cheela Plains is a perfect place to hone your astrophotography skills under exceptionally dark skies.



Navigate the night sky & discover the incredible expanse of the cosmos that can be revealed through astrophotography.

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Landscape Astrophotography

Discover the secrets of composing & shooting the night sky against a stunning Pilbara landscape using your own camera.

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Deep-Sky Astrophotography

Learn how to create stunning images of the deep cosmos tracking mounts, filters, telescopes & the latest technology.

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Image Processing

Learn the dark arts of image stacking, processing and editing for astrophotography using your own photos.

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Cheela Plains Station


Cheela Space Safari takes place at Cheela Plains Station which is a family owned and managed working cattle station in the heart of the Pilbara.

Blessed with stunning private gorges, secret springs, caves and a range of iconic views Cheela offers us the privilege to go on safari and explore locations not available to the general public.

Prepare for a true outback experience with epic sunsets, rocky roads & wild animals paired with a fantastic team and exceptional catering.

Located between the Ningaloo Reef and Karijini National Park it is easy to reach via plane to Paraburdoo.

Flights from Perth are available for our dates and an airport shuttle will be ready to pick you up.


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  • Three Night Astrophotography Safari
  • Day-Time Tutorials
  • Introduction to Astronomy
  • All Meals Included
  • * Plus choice of accommodation
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Workshop Tutors

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Dan Grant

Landscape Astrophotography
Deep-Sky Astrophotography
Image Processing

Zoe Morling

Landscape Astrophotography
Graphic Design & Illustration

Will Wilson

Deep-Sky Astrophotography
Landscape Astrophotography
Image Processing
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Space Safari 2019