The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Offers Free Introductory Astronomy Lessons Online


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The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is hosting introductory astronomy sessions called Homebound Astronomy to help Canadians keep learning about the sky from your own from your backyard during COVID-19.

Sessions include how to install and set up Stellarium, a free, open-source planetarium software, a tour of the night sky including deep-sky objects and objects you can see from your back porch, introductory Astrophotography and more!

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Homebound Astronomy: The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada’s Introductory Astronomy Lessons


What: Introductory astronomy courses that give you the tools to learn astronomy on your own at home, along with some observing goals to try. All you need is your computer! A pair of binoculars will help, but are not necessary.

When: Every Tuesday and Thursday at 3:30pm to 4:30pm EDT.

How: Register Online

Videos will also be live-streamed to The RASC YouTube Channel.

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