Would you like to learn more about astronomy? This popular Basic Course in Astronomy will give you an overview of astronomy and what is out there in the universe.
Topics dealt will include the history of astronomy, the solar system and the planets, stars and constellations, deep-sky objects (nebulae, galaxies etc.), astronomical equipment and the basics of astro photography.
Schedule of the talks:
Thursday, 16 October – The history of astronomy
Thursday, 23 October – The Sun and our planetary system
Wednesday 29 October – The stars – constellations to black holes
Saturday, 1 November – Observing session with the telescope
Thursday, 6 November – Beyond the solar system – into the depths of the Universe
Thursday, 13 November – Astronomical instruments
Saturday 15 November – Astrophotography
The fee for this course is €35. Book your place now by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information visit www.maltastro.org