Introduction to Astronomy Course 2020/21

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Essential information

Event type: 
Date and time: 
Tuesdays | 7pm-9pm | Check for full course dates
Price: 
£96
Location: 
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Season: 
Astronomy courses

Astronomy course for absolute beginners and led by an engaging tutor from the Royal Observatory Greenwich, the home of time and space.

We offer a wide range of adult courses related to astronomy, from short six-week introductory sessions 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.

Note:-  This course will be run online via a Zoom webinar session until the end of 2020. This will be reviewed for courses beginning in and after January 2021 when on-site sessions may resume. Please do not book on a course in 2021 unless you are able to attend sessions in person at the Royal Observatory Greenwich

The course runs five times in the 2020/21 academic year:

  • 15 September - 20 October 2020
  • 3 November – 8 December 2020
  • 5 January  – 9 February 2021 
  • 23 February – 30 March 2021
  • 20 April- 25 May 2021

Age: 16+