Introduction to Astronomy

Introduction to Astronomy

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COURSE MODULES

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 equipmen
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
  • Haily’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

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