Highland Road Park Observatory
2018 AMATEUR ASTRONOMY COURSES
Saturday 17 February from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm
These exciting one-day classes are tailor-made to instruct the patron in the use of a personal telescope or binocular, or the basics of the unaided-eye Baton Rouge sky.
Learn Your Telescope
This class is a hands-on introduction to the operations of your personal telescope. We’ll even take it outside for some practice with the waxing gibbous Moon, weather permitting. Also included will be an overview of all major sky events for the next twelve months. Up to four household members over the age of eight are encouraged to attend, though the registrant for this course must be over eighteen. Please bring all parts and accessories belonging to the telescope, including the instruction manual. This one-day course focuses specifically on telescopic views of the Baton Rouge sky. Limit ten households. Limit one telescope per household. Registration ends 14 February.
Topics that will be covered include…
ATTENTION: The form below should be filled out and sent to HRPO within forty-eight hours of paying for the course or courses. Thank you.
Updated by Frederick J. Barnett on Thursday, February 1, 2018, 03:46 PM.