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America's Premier Astro
Imaging Conference






NEAF  searches the world to bring you the astronomers, researchers, scientists, and personalities that are making science history today. 

No where else will you find such an extensive caliber of talent brought together in one place.

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Eileen Collins

EILEEN COLLINS was the first female pilot and first female commander of a Space Shuttle.  She is a retired NASA astronaut and United States Air Force colonel and a former military instructor and test pilot.  She was awarded several medals for her work. Colonel Collins has logged 38 days 8 hours and 20 minutes in outer space. Collins retired on May 1, 2006, to pursue private interests, including service as a board member of USAA.

Space Shuttle Commander

Nagin Cox

JPL Systems Engineer- Mars Rover Mission


NAGIN COX graduated from Cornell University with a BS in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering and was commissioned as an officer in the US Air Force. She worked in F-16 Aircrew Training and received a masters degree in Space Operations Systems Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology.  As a captain, she served as an Orbital Analyst at NORAD/Space Command in Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado Springs.  In 1993, Nagin joined the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and has since served as a systems engineer and manager on multiple interplanetary robotic missions including NASA/JPL’s Galileo mission to Jupiter, the Mars Exploration Rover Missions and the Kepler telescope mission to search for Earth-like planets around other stars

Nagin Cox

Space is limited so act quickly. The 2022 NEAIC Conference is an event not to be missed. 
Whether you’re just getting started in astro-imaging or are a seasoned professional, NEAIC is the place to be! 

  • Workshops & lectures by the leading experts

  • Equipment showcase by major manufacturers 

  • Deep-sky imaging

  • High-resolution & planetary imaging

  • Digital camera imaging

  • Fantastic door prizes

  • Includes FREE admission to NEAF

Located at the beautiful Crowne Plaza Conference Center in Suffern, NY, just 30 min from New York City, and only minutes from NEAF.   


This two-day conference hosts leaders and acknowledged experts in every aspect of astro-imaging gathered from around the globe.  

With attendance expected to be well over 200, you will be very busy both days networking and learning from both amateur, semi-pro, and professional astronomers.

Classes and workshops are tailored to cover all aspects of Astronomical Imaging and is organized on three tracks- expert, intermediate and beginner. 

Manufacturer's Equipment Showcase

Beautiful Conference Center

Images by Rob Gendler

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