Introduction To Astronomy

Introduction to Astronomy

This class is meant to be an introduction to amateur astronomy for teenagers and adults. The class covers the basics including:

  • What to expect from amateur astronomy
  • What equipment is needed
  • What resources are available
  • Common pitfalls for beginners
  • Q&A session

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Below is a PDF of the slides presented in the class:

Links Discussed in the Class

Raleigh Astronomy Clubhttp://www.raleighastro.org

Good Telescope Manufacturers:

Good Telescope Retailers:

Software and Apps:

Other Equipment and Articles

Books & Atlases:

Online Tools

Online Forums and Classifieds:

Maintenance & Tips

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