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Introduction to the Art and Science of Observational Astronomy

May 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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.

Be sure to check out all the amazing events happening during Science Rendezvous and International Astronomy Day


Simon Fraser University
8888 University Dr Academic Quadrangle 3149, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
Burnaby, V5A 1S6 CA
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