Learn the basics of historical and modern astronomy in classroom and field settings. From The Copernican Revolution to the discovery of exoplanets, astronomy has riveted curious minds. Build your own small telescope to take home and study the great modern observatories of the world. Learn to view and understand the night sky with just your naked eye and learn to operate a state-of-the-art amateur telescope. Review the greatest astronomical discoveries of history and outline the greatest mysteries that still confound the best minds.
Optional evening star party included, families welcome. Details TBD. Thank you to Rose CIty Astronomers for their support of this class!