Getting Your Kids Started in Astronomy

Getting Your Kids Started in Astronomy

This class is meant to be an introduction for parents wanting to introduce their children to amateur astronomy. The class covers the basics including:

  • What Equipment is Needed to Get Started
  • Basic Astronomical Concepts
  • How to Plan An Observing Session
  • Basics of Telescopes and How to Buy One

Upcoming Classes and Clinics (all titles)


Links Discussed in the Class

Raleigh Astronomy Club

Good Telescope Manufactures:

Good Telescope Retailers:

Software and Apps:

Other Equipment and Articles

Books & Atlases:

Online Tools

Online Forums and Classifieds:

Maintenance & Tips

Specific Kid Sites:

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