Do you have a telescope but don't really know how to use it properly and need some friendly advice? Have you just been given a telescope as a present or is one still sitting in its box gathering dust and you would like to learn how to use it? Well this is the course for you!
local Astronomy Society (Wealden Astronomical Society) will be able to
guide you through your telescope and help you set it up ready to begin
your observations. The day will begin with an introduction about
telescopes, the terminology used and the parts that make up the
telescope and how they work. This will be followed by small group
sessions when you get really hands-on. The early evening will be
dedicated to looking through your telescope and getting to grips with
what your telescope is capable of (weather permitting).
Members of WAS have a number of different telescopes and are able to
offer help and advice about different brands. When you make your booking
please let us know the make and type of telescope, including the mount
if known, so that when you bring it along with you we can make sure you
are put into the correct small group.
The session is £40 per person and includes tea/coffee during two breaks and an early evening supper of
beef lasagne or jacket potato with cheese and beans both served with
garlic bread and salad.
All bookings taken via The Observatory Science Centre, Herstmonceux