Programs & Events

Getting Started in Astronomy

This program is Full.
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Workshop or Trip
Aug. 28, 2014 | Thursday, 7:00pm
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Thursday, August 28, 2014; 7:00pm-8:00pm
Minimum age 14.
Location: Nature Research Center - Environmental Conference Center - 4th floor

Man with telescope skywatchingWe cover the basic areas of getting started in Astronomy.  Targeted to adults of any age with a 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 registrer, please contact Debbie Huston at, or 919.707.9840