Cambridge Astronomical Association
(CAA)
&
Cambridge Young Astronomers
(CYA)

 

Courses

All Our courses are held at The Institute of Astronomy, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0HA. For directions and a map visit this page. We attempt to clear away the fog and help people who want to get into astronomy get started.

Courses are on Wednesdays, and start at 8pm



Introduction to Astronomy

Wednesdays 26th April to 31th May 2017

"Introduction to Astronomy Course"

This six week course for those new to astronomy is run by both the CAA and the IoA.

Each week there will be lecture followed by refreshments and a visit to another part
of the Institute to see what goes on there or a chance to do observing.


  • 26th April - Things that go bump in the night

  • 3rd May - The inner solar system

  • 10th May - The Outer solar system and beyond

  • 17th May -Stars and Stellar Evolution

  • 24th May - Introduction to Cosmology

  • 31st May - Galaxies and the Milky way

The course is open to anyone 16 and over. The cost is a £6 covering the entire 6 week course.

Should you wish to attend only some of the evenings please pay £2 at the door for each session

For those wanting to take things a little further, This course is immediately followed by the CAA's "Introduction to Astro-Imaging course"
details of which are available also on our website and which runs for a further four weeks.

That course costs a further £6 if booked separately, but when you book both courses at once then the total cost is reduced to £10

Full details will be available at our meetings, or at the IoA open day or you can talk to Paul on 01954 202785 (evenings) or Brian tel 01223 420954

Alternatively you can email us: Paul here or Brian here


If paying by cheque: Please make payable to the Cambridge Astronomical Association and send to Brian Lister, 80 Ramsden Square, Cambridge, CB4 2BL

Want to Pay Electronically? You can send the money direct to our account

Account name : CAMBRIDGEASTRONOMICALASS
Account number : 10679844
Sort code : 20-17-22

Please use Reference; I2A followed by your name eg. I2A Joe Bloggs

Important! Once the money has been transferred, please click here and fill in the details to tell us who you are and what you have paid for

or

Just send an email to Brian stating the following,

Name and Address and the number of members tickets required

Amount transferred and name of your account

This is so that we can work out why we got the money and who from!

Thanks


Introduction to Imaging


Institute of Astronomy, Madingley Road,Cambridge,CB3 0HA starting at 8pm

Run by the CAA and presented by some of our members who have learned to do imaging over the years (Often the hard way). This course attempts to clear away the fog and help people
who would like to have a go and doing some imaging of their own for the first time, or to improve their techniques and learn more about the subject

The sessions are on the following Wednesdays:-


  • "Part 1: 7th June : Capturing the Sky with a digital camera"

  • "Part 2: 14th June : Deep Sky Photography"

  • "Part 3: 21st June : Imaging with a webcam"

  • "Part 4: 28th June : Imaging from film to digital"

The course is open to anyone and the costs for the whole course is £6 for the four sessions.

Should you wish to attend only some of the evenings please pay £2 at the door for each session

Note - if you book both this course and the Introduction to astronomy one which preceeds it then you can pay just £10 for the combination.

If you have any queries please contact Paul on 01954 202785 (evenings) or e-mail paul here


If paying by cheque: Please make payable to the Cambridge Astronomical Association and send to Brian Lister, 80 Ramsden Square, Cambridge, CB4 2BL

Want to Pay Electronically? You can send the money direct to our account

Account name : CAMBRIDGEASTRONOMICALASS
Account number : 10679844
Sort code : 20-17-22

Please use Reference; I2I followed by your name eg. I2I Joe Bloggs

Important! Once the money has been transferred, please click here and fill in the details to tell us who you are and what you have paid for

or

Just send an email to Brian stating the following,

Name and Address and the number of members tickets required

Amount transferred and name of your account

This is so that we can work out why we got the money and who from!

Thanks


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