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Introduction to Astronomy Short Course (second session)

November 26, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm


The second session of an introduction to astronomy takes place on Thursday 26th November.

No prior knowledge is assumed and it suits adults and older children.

The first week looks at constellations and how to find your way around the night sky using charts, planispheres and maps with the naked eye.

The second week covers the solar system looking at the planets, asteroid and kuiper belts and out as far as the oort cloud. There is also a look at inter-stellar space where stars are formed in gaseous nebulae and then on to inter-galactic space and some of our nearest galactic neigbours. We finish with a look at binoculars and telescopes.

The course starts at 7.30pm and will finish between 9.30/10.00pm depending on the weather. If it is clear there will be observing and the finish will be closer to 10pm.

The cost is £25.

Please note that Eventbrite will only confirm the first date but the £25 is for two consecutive weeks.  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-astronomy-tickets-125719397101


November 26, 2020
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Astronomical Observatory
La Rue du Lorier,
St Pierre du Bois, Guernsey GY7 9JU
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