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. 

Next course starts on Wednesday 9th October 2019 and also on Wednesday 5th February 2020

See below for more information.

 
Next Course Starts : 09/10/19
Course Title : A Beginners Course in Astronomy.
Duration : 6 weeks
The Venue : Clubroom
4A Railway Street
Huddersfield HD1 1JP
Start date : 9th October 2019 or 5th February 2020
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

  Weather permitting - a visit to a dark location near Huddersfield to undertake some stargazing with a  telescope or binoculars
  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: 01484348754 or 07814708186

Current Course Content

 

Week 1

 

Introduction to the night sky
Our solar system
Our Galaxy
 

Week 2

 

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

Week 3

 

 

 

Navigating the night sky
Understanding the constellations
Star hopping
 
Week 4

 

 

 

Astronomical Adventures

Issues at the Forefront of Modern

              Astronomy

 

Week 5

 

 Practical Astronomy - Indoor/Outdoor

 

Week 6      

 

Practical Astronomy - Indoor/Outdoor

 

 

We have limited spaces available

CLICK HERE TO REQUEST AN APPLICATION FORM

For any additional Information Tel: 01484 348754 or 07814708186