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The Polyfunctional Observatory of Chianti, located on the hill of Montecorboli (on the border of Barberino Val d’Elsa, Tavarnelle and Castellina in Chianti) offers many creative courses for examining the immense starry sky of the Mediterranean.

Now you can take a course in Astrophotography. This is the time for those who love astronomy and want to capture the marvels of the sky with their camera to give it a try.

The Polyfunctional Obseratory of Chianti has announced its course in theory and practice: Astronomic photograpy with a Reflex digital and CCD camera.

The course consists of four lessons in theory and practice of three hours each plus two evenings of shooting and elaboration, lasting four hours.

Instructor: Damiano Trisciani. Dates: May 12, 19, 26 and June 9. The cost is 65 Euros. For information: