Introduction to the Art and Science of Observational Astronomy

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Simon Fraser University

8888 University Dr

Academic Quadrangle 3149

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

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In this workshop, participants will learn various strategies to explore the night sky. A custom constellation matrix will be a valuable takeaway that will show participants which constellations are visible in which months and at what time of night. In addition, the following topics will be covered: how to read a star atlas/chart, sky movement, starhopping basics, strategies and available tools to learn observational astronomy.

Presented by: Robert Conrad, RASC

Recommended for teens and adults.


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Simon Fraser University

8888 University Dr

Academic Quadrangle 3149

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Canada

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