Virtual astronomy courses hosted by Ontario Telescope and Accessories 
Perfect for all astronomy and astrophotography beginners, amateurs, and even pros. Our selection of astro courses will allow you to delve further into the world of astronomy and astrophotography, develop new passions and skills, learn from the top instructors in the field, and connect with fellow astronomy lovers. 
Introduction to Image Processing
Have you mastered the art of astrophotography but are struggling to process your images? Are you eager to learn how to use some of the most popular post-processing softwares to create out-of-this-world final artworks?

Upcoming classes:
  • January 22 2022 - 7 PM EST
Standard Ticket - $97  |  VIP Ticket - $197
Getting Started in Astrophotography
Want to explore the universe in a whole new way? In this 2 hour class, you’ll learn the basics of astrophotography and how to get into this fascinating hobby. Topics include types of astronomical objects and astrophotography, astrophotography equipment, how to use image processing software, and more. Taught by professional astrophotographer Gary Palmer.

Upcoming classes:
  • January 29 2022 - 7 PM EST
Standard Ticket - $97  |  VIP Ticket - $197
Did you know that you can capture out-of-this-world astro images with just a handy DSLR? In this Beginner DSLR Astrophotography class, you’ll learn everything there is to know to help you start shooting phenomenal images of the sky with a DSLR camera. The course covers the most fundamental basics such as what equipment you need, how to understand and adjust camera settings, how to shoot various astronomical objects, basic post-processing in Lightroom, and more. Taught by professional astrophotographer Gary Palmer. 

Upcoming classes:
  • Saturday, October 2 at 4pm 
Standard Ticket - $97  |  VIP Ticket - $197
Avid astronomy lovers, the team at Ontario Telescope and Accessories created Astro Courses to provide hobbyists and astronomers with high-quality resources, access to the expertise of real professionals in the field, relevant, fun and educational content, and a space to share this great passion with the astronomy community. 

In attending our classes, you’ll:


Whether you’re a mere novice or a seasoned astronomist, our courses will allow you to take your love for astronomy and astrophotography to entirely new heights (literally!). You’ll be able to jump head-first into an entirely new hobby or, if you’re already well versed in astronomy and astrophotography, you’ll learn new skills from astro pros and keep practicing this great pastime.


Astronomy and astrophotography can be astronomically hard to get right, and while there are plenty of resources and videos online, nothing beats an expert’s advice. Our instructors have years of experience, so you’ll be able to rest assured knowing you’re learning from real pros.


Apart from being demanding, astronomy and astrophotography can also be rather time-consuming. Finding reputable, quality content can be a huge challenge in and of itself. By attending our classes, you’ll have saved hours upon hours on end researching the educational content you need to help you get started and master your hobbies.


All course VIP packages come with additional perks any astronomy lover is bound to love. Namely: permanent access to all class notes, recordings, and additional data sets, 2 months access to Gary Palmer’s private Astrophotography Facebook group, and a Ontario Telescope & Accessories gift card. If you really want to invest in your passion, our courses are the best way to do it!
Headed by Ontario Telescope and Accessories, the #1 online destination for astronomy equipment, and expert astrophotographer Gary Palmer, Beyond Imaging is the ultimate educational platform for hobbyists and astronomers in North America. 
Offering a vast selection of courses on astronomy and astrophotography, we believe in sharing quality advice and knowledge to help anyone who shares our passion or has an interest in this hobby – because we want you to enjoy the skies as much as we do.
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