Astronomy Education: September 2021

Observing with a Small Telescope | Astronomy Education

Presented by Colin Hill, ASSA Beginners' Councillor

Attend In-Person: A LIMITED number of theatre seat tickets are available for this meeting. Tickets are FREE and must be obtained from Eventbrite to gain entry to the theatre. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND, PLEASE RETURN YOUR TICKET VIA EVENTBRITE so those on the waitlist can then access tickets. No Ticket, No Entry.

The Braggs LT entrance is located at E10 on the map (doors face the Barr Smith Lawns).

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Summary: So you have bought your flash new telescope and are wondering what to do with it.  This session will cover setting up for a viewing night, polar alignment, eyepieces, filters and what types of objects you can expect to see.

Bio: Colin is employed as a biomedical technician at St. Andrew’s Hospital. He is a Life Member of ASSA and has been the Society's Beginner's Councillor for 16 years. He owns a Sirius observatory in Gawler where his main interest is Astrophotography. He is also participating in an international amateur search for habitable exoplanets and currently has an unconfirmed sub-Jupiter discovery around GL3470.

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Wednesday 01 Sep 2021

7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

The Braggs Lecture Theatre (University of Adelaide) and Online

 

 

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