Classes in Backyard
Astronomy given through the Barrington Community School http://www.barrcommschool.com/
BCS usually offers the course twice a year, once in the late winter and once in the early fall. .
The course description typically reads:
Have you ever looked up at the
nighttime sky and wondered what it all means? Or are you having trouble
finding astronomical wonders with that Christmas telescope?
In this five-week course, you will develop a better under
This 2 hour course that focuses on the awesome aspects of space and our place in the universe. While viewing objects within our solar system, within our galaxy and far beyond, we discuss related mind-bending facts and theories that, in the words of Einstein, cause one to "pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe". The night sky is not the only path to deeper awareness. It¹s just one of the easiest.
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