Spring 2016 Night Sky Astronomy Course Preview

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  • Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority: Mill of Kintail
    • Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
    • Ottawa Astronomy Friends
  • Instructor: Pat Browne
    • Assistant: Shawn McKay

Fridays: April 1, April 8, April 15, April 22, and April 29.
All sessions will run from 7:45 pm until 10 + pm.

5 lectures covering observations of the night sky – will also be posted at Science and Nature/Night Sky News of the MillstoneNews

  • Celestial Sphere – Vast expanse of interstellar space
  • Lunar Observations – First Quarter Moon
  • Stars within our galaxy – Our Milky Way
  • Star Clusters – Galactic and Globular in the Milky Way
  • Galaxy Clusters – Beyond our own Galaxy