Astronomy: Explore the Night Sky


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NAT161 - Astronomy: Explore the Night Sky

The night sky has been a source of fascination for people of all ages for millennia. This introductory course provides the basic tools for locating, viewing and understanding the nature of many fascinating celestial objects including the moon, planets, and stars as well as transient phenomena such as comets and meteor showers. Students will develop a true understanding of the "Big Bang" theory. The course also includes discussions of the features, use and selection of telescopes and binoculars to help individuals consider which is best suited for their interests.

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