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Oxford Observatory - Course 1 The Rhythmic Sky

8th August
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Oxford Observatory


Commencing 8 August this course runs every Tuesday evening from 7-9pm:

Discover how celestial objects move and why.

These lectures cover:

  • Shape of the earth
  • The rotating earth
  • The orbiting earth
  • The moon
  • The planets
  • Stargazing

Course also includes observational astronomy on clear nights.  Learn how to operate a telescope, star hopping, polar alignment and spot popular southern sky objects.

$60 for 6 sessions.  Snacks and drinks included.