Northeast Astro-Imaging Conference
April 6 & 7, 2017
In the last dozen years, NEAIC has grown
in both size and stature, becoming one
of the most eagerly anticipated astronomical
imaging conferences in the United States.
Devoted to all aspects of Astronomical Imaging, this two-day event hosts leaders and acknowledged experts in extra solar planets, variable star, minor planets, asteroids,
comets, and supernova research with the intention of fostering pro-am collaborations.
With attendance expected to be more than 200, you will be very busy both days networking and learning from both amateur, semi-pro, and profes-sional astronomers.
Registration in this 2-Day event includes:
to all NEAIC daytime activities
• Continental Breakfast & Lunch
• 2-Day Pass
to NEAF 2017 (April 8-9)
• 4 Opt. Night-time Workshops
• Workshops & Lectures >
• Workshop 1 (Thurs) Tom Field,
Real Time Spectroscopy
• Workshop 2 (Thurs) Robert Reeves
What's Ueal and Unreal in Lunar Images
• Workshop 3 (Fri) Dennis Conti,
Exoplanet Obseerving Using Astro Images
• Workshop 4 (Fri) Ron Brecher,
Deep Sky Processing with PixInsight
by prominent professional
& amateur astro-imagers
• High-resolution & planetary
• Digital SLR cameras
• Photometry & spectroscopy
• Equipment showcase
of all the leading
astro imaging manufacturers
• Fantastic door prizes
• Free parking
2017 Speaker Lineup >
2017 Speaker Lineup
• Dr. Roberto Abraham, Professor & Associate
Chair, Dept. of Astronomy & Astrophysics,
University of Toronto. How to Discover a
Galaxy with a Telephoto Lens, The Dragonfly
telescope is pushing the boundaries of
small-scale observational astronomy.
• Josh Walawender, Support Astronomer at
W. M. Keck Observatory, The PANOPTES
project: Discovering exoplanets with
low-cost digital cameras.
• Dr. Gaston Baudat Innovations Foresight
• Ruben Kier, Author, The 100 Best
Astrophotography Targets: A Monthly Guide
for CCD Imaging with Amateur Telescopes.
• John W ONeal II, Solar imager extraordinaire.
• Dan Llewellyn, imager extraordinaire,
• Tom Field, The author of our real-time
spectroscopy program RSpec.
• Dennis Conti, The Fundamentals of
• Ron Brecher, Pixinsight intro and
Pixinsight in depth workshop.
• Robert Reeves, high resolution lunar
imaging with sub-$2000
• Tolga Gumusayak, imager extraordinaire,
automating your portable imaging setup.
• Ken Pendlebur, Main Sequence Software.
• Richard S. Wright Jr, TBA
• Yuri Beletsky, TBA
• Bryan Cogdell, TBA
Register Now Online >
| Member & Non-Member Event
||$275 2-Day Entrance
||$60 Night-Time Workshops (each)
||Major Credit Cards & PayPal >
||Cash & CC's at Entrance Thurs & Fri
||Crowne Plaza Conference Center
|| 3 Executive Boulevard
||Suffern, New York 10901
||(Only 30 minutes North of NYC
||& 2.5 miles from NEAF)
Travel Public Transport, Train, etc. >
BY TRAIN (Transit Map >)
From Manhattan, LaGuardia or JFK Airports:
• Take AirTrain, MTA Subway, Bus or Taxicab to Penn
Station on 34th Street and Eight Avenue, Manhattan.
• Take NJ Transit 'New York Penn Station' to 'Secaucus
Junction', then change trains to 'Suffern NY'.
• From there you can catch a cab to the event.
From Newark Liberty International Airport:
Take AirTrain. You can purchase your train ticket from NJ TRANSIT Ticket Vending Machines located at the AirTrain station. Then, simply ride AirTrain to the airport rail station to board your NJ TRANSIT train to 'Secaucus Junction'. Change trains to 'Suffern NY'. From there you can catch a cab to the event.
NJ Transit Tickets & Schedules >
Use: 'TRIP PLANNER'
• Enter in Travel From: NY Penn Station (or Newark Liberty
• Enter in Travel To: Suffern Station
• Choose date of travel, time & AM/PM
• Click SUBMIT Button for train departure & arrival times.
In Suffern call taxi service for 10 minute trip from and
to the train.
NEAIC is held at:
Crowne Plaza Hotel
3 Executive Boulevard,
Suffern, New York 10901
||Thurs April 6, 8:30 am to 10:00 pm
||Fri April 7, 8:30 am to 10:00 pm