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 Autumn 2019

See below for more information.

 
Next Course Starts : T.B.A.
Course Title : A Beginners Course in Astronomy.
Duration : 6 weeks
The Venue : Clubroom
4A Railway Street
Huddersfield HD1 1JP
Start date : T.B.A.
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: 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

2

 

 

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