Natural History Field Study: Night Sky for Naturalists, Wednesdays, February 9th – March 16th

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February 9 – March 16, 2022
Wednesdays, 6 – 8 pm
Class is hybrid with both Zoom lectures and in person field trips.
$200/ANS members; $250 nonmembers
Register here.

This Audubon Naturalist Society course provides a basic introduction to astronomy that emphasizes appreciation of Earth’s relationship to the universe. Topics covered include the celestial sphere, celestial navigation, motions of the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars, telescopes, timekeeping, phases and motions of the Moon, tides, and eclipses. Field trips will provide hands-on experience with telescopes at the Montgomery College Astronomical Observatory, including both solar and nighttime observing.

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