À propos

It's hard to imagine something that's billions of years old. But the Universe is believed to be around 13 billion years old. So there's an endless amount of fascinating information to discover about planets, stars, comets, galaxies, meteors, asteroids and black holes, and so much more!

Start studying our Astronomy for Beginners course online today. Your friends and family will be astounded by your newfound knowledge of life and the universe.

Conditions requises

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Leçons

Module 1: The Night Sky

  • What is Astronomy?
  • A brief history of Astronomy
  • Branches of Astronomy
  • Astronomical phenomena
  • Basics of the Celestial Sphere
  • Becoming an amateur sky watcher
  • How to read the night sky
  • Stargazing equipment

Module 2: The Moon And Planets

  • Facts about the moon
  • Lunar phases
  • Observing the moon
  • The planets of the solar system
  • Planetary facts
  • Identifying characteristics to observe planets
  • Dwarf planets

Module 3: Meteors, Comets, And Asteroids

  • Characteristics of meteors, comets, and asteroids
  • Observing meteor showers
  • Halley’s Comet and other famous cases
  • Identifying “shooting stars” and other comets
  • The dangers of Asteroids
  • How to view evidence of asteroids in the night sky

Module 4: The Stars And Zodiac

  • Facts about stars
  • Star formation
  • Star clusters and supernova
  • Identifying the constellations
  • The 13 Zodiac constellations
  • Astronomy vs. Astrology

Module 5: A Greater Understanding Of The Universe

  • Black holes
  • The Milky Way
  • Galaxies
  • The Big Bang
  • Extrasolar life forms
  • Sighting mysterious activity in the night sky

Carrière

Who is this course for?

  • Everyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered about the stars! It doesn't matter if you've never looked through a telescope, all you need is your curiosity to be able to start learning about the stars
  • People with a curiosity of the solar system and how the universe works
  • Students who want to become further educated in how the acts of the universe impact life on Earth

    Opportunités de carrière

    After completing this course, you could:

    • Explore an exciting career in astronomy
    • Expand your scientific knowledge
    • Host walks and talks on the sky at night

    Certification

    Vous devrez suivre chaque leçon dans son intégralité et répondre aux examens à la fin de chaque module de cours. Si votre taux de réussite dépasse 55 % à chaque examen, vous pourrez obtenir un certificat de réussite ou d'autres options d'accréditation pour reconnaître votre réussite.

    Tous les cours sont accrédités par l'International Council for Online Educational Standards et par l'Association Internationale des Collèges Privés de Carrière (www.iapcc.org). Lorsqu'ils terminent un cours avec succès, les étudiants peuvent choisir d'acheter un certificat ICOES qui reconnaît leur réussite, auprès de cette institution tierce.

    La plupart de nos cours vous permettront d'obtenir des crédits dans le cadre de la formation continue (CE) ou du développement professionnel continu (CPD). Les points CE/CPD sont acceptés et reconnus par les organismes professionnels membres et les institutions académiques à travers les États-Unis et au niveau international.

    Creator

    IOA Original

    This course is an exclusive offering from the International Open Academy (IOA). IOA Originals are thoughtfully crafted and developed either in-house by IOA or with complete ownership of production and distribution rights.

    Our team of experts has worked diligently to create, write, and produce this course, ensuring it provides learners with a distinctive opportunity to access premium content on a wide range of diverse topics.

    En solde

    Introduction to Astronomy

    10622 étudiants. Accrédité par ICOES. Certifié par IAPCC et CPD.

    10622 étudiants. 
    Accrédité par ICOES.
    Certifié par IAPCC et CPD.

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    À propos

    It's hard to imagine something that's billions of years old. But the Universe is believed to be around 13 billion years old. So there's an endless amount of fascinating information to discover about planets, stars, comets, galaxies, meteors, asteroids and black holes, and so much more!

    Start studying our Astronomy for Beginners course online today. Your friends and family will be astounded by your newfound knowledge of life and the universe.

    Conditions requises

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Leçons

    Module 1: The Night Sky

    • What is Astronomy?
    • A brief history of Astronomy
    • Branches of Astronomy
    • Astronomical phenomena
    • Basics of the Celestial Sphere
    • Becoming an amateur sky watcher
    • How to read the night sky
    • Stargazing equipment

    Module 2: The Moon And Planets

    • Facts about the moon
    • Lunar phases
    • Observing the moon
    • The planets of the solar system
    • Planetary facts
    • Identifying characteristics to observe planets
    • Dwarf planets

    Module 3: Meteors, Comets, And Asteroids

    • Characteristics of meteors, comets, and asteroids
    • Observing meteor showers
    • Halley’s Comet and other famous cases
    • Identifying “shooting stars” and other comets
    • The dangers of Asteroids
    • How to view evidence of asteroids in the night sky

    Module 4: The Stars And Zodiac

    • Facts about stars
    • Star formation
    • Star clusters and supernova
    • Identifying the constellations
    • The 13 Zodiac constellations
    • Astronomy vs. Astrology

    Module 5: A Greater Understanding Of The Universe

    • Black holes
    • The Milky Way
    • Galaxies
    • The Big Bang
    • Extrasolar life forms
    • Sighting mysterious activity in the night sky

    Carrière

    Who is this course for?

    • Everyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered about the stars! It doesn't matter if you've never looked through a telescope, all you need is your curiosity to be able to start learning about the stars
    • People with a curiosity of the solar system and how the universe works
    • Students who want to become further educated in how the acts of the universe impact life on Earth

      Opportunités de carrière

      After completing this course, you could:

      • Explore an exciting career in astronomy
      • Expand your scientific knowledge
      • Host walks and talks on the sky at night

      Creator

      IOA Original

      Expertise:

      This course is an exclusive offering from the International Open Academy (IOA). IOA Originals are thoughtfully crafted and developed either in-house by IOA or with complete ownership of production and distribution rights.

      Our team of experts has worked diligently to create, write, and produce this course, ensuring it provides learners with a distinctive opportunity to access premium content on a wide range of diverse topics.