Adult Astronomy Course: Exploring the Heavens

Duration: 2.5 hours
Workshop

Discover more about astronomy with a short course held at Sydney Observatory. These courses are suitable for all adults.

This highly engaging introduction to astronomy provides a memorable understanding of the planets, stars and constellations of our night sky.

Popular astronomy educator Dr Paul Payne uses 3D virtual reality media to provide a history of astronomy and an exploration of different types of telescopes – some of which you’ll use to explore the night sky (weather permitting). Paul brings astronomy alive and contextualises the cosmos in a way that isn’t possible with a textbook or Powerpoint presentation.

The 5-week course takes place from 6–8.30pm weekly and the available course is:

Tuesdays: 30 April, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May

Thursdays: 2 May, 9 May, 16 May, 23 May, 30 May

 

Click here to view the full course outline.

Tickets

TypeNamePriceComment
Adult$210
MAAS Member Adult$170
Concession$170
Teacher$170

Pre-payment is required to secure your booking.

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Plan Your Experience

All the information you need to plan your visit is available on the Sydney Observatory venue page, including:

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