Programs & Events

Getting Started in Astronomy

Program Number: 
013
Program Type: 
Workshop or Trip
Date: 
May. 29, 2014 | Thursday, 7:00pm
Multiple Times: 
Thursday, May 29, 2014; 7:00pm-8:00pm
Requirements: 
Minimum age 14.
Location: Nature Research Center - Environmental Conference Center - 4th floor
Fee: 
Free

We 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 pit falls for beginners.
  • Q&A session

Preregistration is required.  For more information or to registrer, please contact Debbie Huston at debbie.huston@naturalsciences.org or 919.707.9840.