Understanding the Night Sky
Explore the mysteries of our solar system and universe with instructor Don Kelly as your guide (member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada). Through this introduction to astronomy, you’ll learn to recognize constellations, Saturn, and deep sky galaxies – all through practical outdoor observing sessions, weather permitting.
No personal telescopes are required, but participants should dress for the weather.
Instructor: Don Kelly
Dates:Tuesdays, November 7 - 28, 2017 (4 weeks)
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Room 203, Forestry & Geology Building, 2 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton Campus (Click here for campus map)
Course fee: $110 (+HST)
About the Instructor: Don Kelly is a retired science teacher, outdoor education coordinator and science consultant from Oromocto, New Brunswick. He is a founding member of the Dr.William Brydone Jack Astronomy Club, Fredericton, New Brunswick and a member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada's New Brunswick Centre. He has written for the Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and is the author of the children's book, Mary Lou's New Telescope (Le Nouveau Telescope de Chloe), an International Year of Astronomy 2009 project of the RASC, and his latest book is, Deer Island Mystery. He has earned his Explore the Universe and Messier observing certificates from the RASC.
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