Course Description

Astronomy



Astronomy is a course run by Malahide Community School Adult Education, Dublin. It is an Online course with a duration of 10 weeks. For more information about Astronomy at Malahide Community School Adult Education, please review the details below.

ASTRONOMY STAGE 1

Course Description:

This course is intended for beginner! and no prior knowledge is required. Perhaps you’ve often looked up at the night sky and wondered “what’s really up there?” If so, this may be just the course for you!

Some Topics Covered:
• A close look at the planets and moons of our Solar System.
• Studying the Sun, our nearest star.
• Galaxies, taking a closer look at our own Milky Way Galaxy
• The life and death of stars.
• The expanding universe.
• A brief history of astronomy.
• A primer on binoculars and telescopes.
• An introduction to the constellations of the autumn night sky, with some practical sessions out under the stars.
• An introduction to some deep sky objects.
• “This Week In Space”: Keeping up to date on what’s of interest in space and space exploration right now.
• And much more!

Note: “Astronomy Stage 2” (an optional follow-on course) will be offered in Spring 2023 for those
who have completed Stage 1 and who may wish to further advance their knowledge of the heavens.

Course Day & Time: Tuesday evening 7.30 – 9.30 pm

Start Date: 20/09/2022

Cost: €110

Course Format: In class with tutor

Duration: 10 weeks

Enrolment: You can enrol online through our website www.malahidecsadulted.ie Enrolment will open on the 2nd of August

Tutor: Michael McCreary

Michael is a member of the Irish Astronomical Society and has a keen interest in telescope repairs in particular.

 

 

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Training ProviderMalahide Community School Adult Education
Course LocationMalahide, Dublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course Start Date20th September 2022
Course End Date29th November 2022
Course Duration10 weeks
Course TimeTuesday 7.30 - 9.30 pm
Course Fee€110
Phone01 8460949
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