Introduction to Astronomy Course 2019/20

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Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Astronomy courses

Astronomy course for absolute beginners, led by an engaging tutor and taught at 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.

The course runs five times in the 2019/20 academic year:

  • 17 September – 22 October 2019
  • 5 November – 10 December 2019
  • 7 January  – 11 February 2020 
  • 25 February – 31 March 2020
  • 21 April- 26 May 2020

Age: 16+