Astroimaging Committee

The Astroimaging Committee’s mandate is to encourage and develop the techniques of astroimaging among members of the RASC.


The committee is accountable to the Board. The committee will supply copies of its plans, minutes, reports, and other documents to the Board upon request. The committee will provide an annual report to the National Council.


The committee has the authority to:
  • Establish, develop, and maintain an Astroimaging Certificate program, which awards certificates in recognition of the successful completion of the Society’s structured requirements;
  • Encourage and promote astroimaging techniques and practice within the Society;
  • Carry out such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board.

Staff Support

Staff provides support to the committee through full professional and administrative services at the discretion of the Executive Director.

Committee Membership

The committee will consist of at least one Board member and four other Society members, plus the Society President (ex-officio); maximum of 15 members.


The chairperson shall be appointed annually by the Board.

Term of Appointment

Members will be appointed annually by the Board.

Frequency of Meetings

At the call of the chair.


  • Chair – Tenho Tuomi
  • Art Cole
  • Stuart Heggie
  • Stephen Holmes
  • Blair MacDonald
  • Massimo Torri
  • Luca Vanzella
  • (ex off. Pres) – Chris Gainor
  • (ex off. ED) - *Randy Attwood
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