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

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Links Discussed in the Class

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