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Introduction to Astronomy Course - Starting March 8th 2018

posted Feb 14, 2018, 2:08 AM by Karen Raynor   [ updated Feb 14, 2018, 2:54 AM ]
The Astronomical Society of the South West will be conducting Astronomy Classes for Beginners at our Observatory, Keble Heights, College Grove, Bunbury, for six consecutive Thursdays commencing on Thursday the 8th of March 2018 at 6.00pm, and following weeks at 6.30pm.


This is a perfect opportunity to jump in and learn about astronomy and all there is to know for viewing the night sky. Each night will feature a different topic with talks and a DVD presentation, followed by viewing outside with members and like-minded people to chat with.

Topics covered include:

  • Stars & Constellations
  • Planets
  • Moon
  • Telescopes
  • Galaxies
  • Asteroids & Comets

The usual duration of each night is 90-120 minutes, depending on clear weather and if any catch-up is needed from bad weather previous weeks.

For more information download the course outline


 Full Course      Adult  $80
   Student (9yo, full time)   $40
   Family  $150
 First Night Only (“Taster”)  Adult  $30
   Student (full time)  $15


There is a limited number of places available. 

For bookings please download the registration form. 

For any help or questions, please enquire.