NOTE: This class is still being managed by our old Wild Apricot system.
Visit the event page on Wild Apricot: https://members.aaa.org/event-4474561
Thursdays, 7 PM. Sept. 30; Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov. 4
Urban AP 101 teaches the use of Planetary Cameras and software (cameras and software designed specifically for this purpose) which go to the next level – pulling surprising detail from small amateur telescopes, even from the heart of the city. We expand on material of previous UAP classes but now focus on telescope astro cams, not on DSLR cameras.
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Visit Pioneer Works on October 25 for a staged reading of the pilot episode of The Harvard Computers—an original television series written by Graham Sack,…
Tuesdays, 7 PM. Oct. 26 (NEW), Nov. 2, 16 (field day), 23, 30; Dec. 7
Don’t put your camera away when the sun sets! Learn how to shoot the night sky with landscapes with a digital SLR or mirrorless camera and ordinary lenses (not through telescopes). How to shoot well composed and exposed starscapes, night sky landscapes, eclipses, the moon, astronomical phenomena. This will be an in-depth course about wide field night sky photography.
NOTICE: this event has been cancelled due to weather. Join AAA astronomers for some solar observing at the Amsterdam Avenue Street Festival! Event is free;…
Wednesdays, 7 PM, Nov. 3, 10; Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22
An introduction to astronomy and the Solar System. Hierarchy and motions of objects in space. Distance measurements. Thumbnail sketch of history and physics of astronomy. Details of the Solar System: sun, moon, planets, asteroids, meteors, comets. Seasons and tides on Earth. Recommended for new AAA members and interested friends/family, and as a review for continuing members who want to take our more specialized classes also. Stellarium computer simulations will be used to illustrate selected topics.
Visit Pioneer Works on November 7 as Prof. Janna Levin invites NASA’s Kepler Mission Scientist Prof. Natalie Batalha and comparative exoplanetary scientist Dr. Rebecca Oppenheimer…
Want to learn more about what we can see in the night sky? What can we see in an urban environment with light pollution? Plenty! Join…
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