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N9733 - Backyard Astronomy

Learn the fundamentals of doing amateur or "backyard" astronomy. Participants will learn how to set up and use a telescope; read star charts; draw astronomical sketches; and do basic astrophotography. This is a good beginner's course for someone interested in pursuing astronomy as a hobby or learning enough basic astronomy to lead astronomy projects with school or youth groups. Textbook purchase required.  4 sessions