This course is designed for those interested in taking up astronomy as a hobby, and may be studied independently without prior knowledge. It is also an ideal follow on course for those who have attended Introduction to Astronomy.
Talks & Courses
This month’s highlights include planetary conjunctions and the Orionid meteor shower. (All times given are for London and will vary for other parts of the UK.) 2 October after 22.00 look towards the waning gibbous Moon low in the east, and then look for the orange star Aldebaran in the constellation Taurus which will be only half a degree away.
4 Oct – a last quarter Moon will be visible in the morning, setting around 15.00.