Programs & Events

Getting Started in Astronomy

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Workshop or Trip
Jul. 30, 2015 | Thursday, 7:00pm
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Thursday, July 30, 2015; 7:00pm-8:00pm
Minimum age 14.
Location: Nature Research Center - Environmental Conference Center - 4th floor

man stargazing with a telescopeWe cover the basics of getting started in Astronomy.  Targeted to adults of any age with an interest in learning more about astronomy, we will specifically address the following areas:

  • What to expect from amateur astronomy.
  • What equipment is needed.
  • What resources are available.
  • Common pitfalls for beginners.
  • Q&A session

Preregistration is required.  For more information or to register, please contact Jon Inscoe at or 919.707.8860.