Make 2017 an astronomical year with a short course held at Sydney Observatory. These courses are suitable for adults and senior students (years 11 and 12).
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 courses are:
- Tuesdays 22 August to 19 September
- Thursdays 24 August to 21 September