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Backyard Astronomer

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Learn how to identify the stars and constellations in our local skies in this fun hands-on workshop. Using the Cabrillo planetarium and observatory discover the wonders of the universe and learn about astronomy history, methods, equipment, and recent discoveries. We’ll show some of the newest images from the Hubble of Mercury and talk about the 400+ newly discovered planets.

Participants should dress warmly for outdoor observation on the hill. In case of rain or fog, class assembles in the planetarium.

This class is appropriate for students aged 10 to adult.

Class Details

2 Sessions
Weekly - Fri

Location
Aptos Main Campus

Instructor
Karl von Ahnen 

 

Notice

Please read:  CLASS INFORMATION: Participants should dress warmly for outdoor observation on the hill. In case of rain or fog, class assembles in the planetarium. CAMPUS MAPS: For maps of campus click here: http://www.cabrillo.edu/services/extension/resources.html PARKING: Parking is enforced 7 days a week on the Cabrillo Campus. Please carefully read the signage in areas where you park. Daily parking permits are $4.00 and can be purchased in any of the student parking lots from parking permit dispensers. Daily permits are only good for the date of purchase. Permit dispensers only accept credit and debit cards, no cash. For detailed information about parking on campus please go to http://www.cabrillo.edu/services/sheriff/parking.html

Fee: 

$65.00

Materials Fee:

 $5.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/26/2019 - 5/3/2019 Weekly - Fri 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Aptos, Aptos Main Campus  Map, Room: 707 Karl von Ahnen