Introduction to Astronomy Course

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Tuesdays, | 7pm-9pm | See dates below
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Astronomy courses

Astronomy for absolute beginners lead by an engaging tutor and set at the home of time and space.

We offer a wide range of adult courses related to astronomy, from short six-week introductory via one year intermediate courses to modular two year advanced courses.

This six week course is for people with no prior knowledge of astronomy. It offers a basic introduction to the subject from historical, scientific and practical perspective.

Courses run between

  • 18 September – 23 October 2018
  • 6 November – 11 December 2018
  • 8 January  – 12 Febuary 2019 
  • 26 Febuary – 2 April 2019
  • 23 April- 28 May 2019

Age: 16+