Beginners Course

New to astronomy? The Society holds 2 beginners courses during the winter months usually Oct/Nov and Feb/March.
Course places are limited to 20 per course.

See below for more information.

 
Next Course Starts : October 2017
Course Title : A Beginners Course in Astronomy.
Duration : 6 weeks
The Venue : Clubroom
4A Railway Street
Huddersfield HD1 1JP
Start date : 11th October 2017
Day and time  : Wednesday evenings 7-9pm
What's included :  
  1 year membership to the society
  6 weeks tuition (see below)
 

1 or 2 weeks loan of a telescope for home

use while attending the course

   visit to the observatory for practical instruction
  Course materials for home study
  Coffee and biscuits
Cost £90.00

Please return application A.S.A.P

 

CLICK HERE TO REQUEST AN APPLICATION FORM

For any additional Information Tel: 07759830665

Current Course Content

 

Week 1

11th October 2017

Introduction to the night sky
Our solar system
Our Galaxy
 

Week 2

18th October 2017

Star formation
The Universe outside of our Solar System
What type of objects are in the night sky

Week 3

25th October2017

 

 

Navigating the night sky
Understanding the constellations
Star hopping
 
Week 4

1st November 2017

 

Telescopes explained.How to buy

Astrophotography the basics

Astronomy on the web

 

Week 5 or 6

8th November 2017

 Astronomical Adventures

Issues at the Forefront of Modern

              Astronomy

Week 6 or 5

15th November 2017

Practical Session at the observatory

 

We have limited spaces available

CLICK HERE TO REQUEST AN APPLICATION FORM

For any additional Information Tel: 07759830665