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Backyard Astronomy Workshop

Backyard Astronomy Workshop

Saturday, July 6, 2:00-11:30 p.m.
Haile Planetarium
Price (includes pizza dinner and equipment)
        $75 General Admission
        $25 NKU Student Admission                                    

Learn how to view the heavens from your backyard! This workshop provides an introduction to observational astronomy. Learn to navigate the night sky and basic astronomical observation techniques. This workshop will teach you how to use binoculars and telescopes to explore the sky, as well as how to decide what type of telescope to buy. As part of this workshop, you will also learn the basics of doing astrophotography with your cell phone.Participants will receive all the equipment necessary to begin observing the sky with binoculars. Open to anyone over age 13. Minors must be accompanied by an adult (adult is free).

Register by June 23.  

Registration Link Coming Soon.

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If Northern Kentucky University is closed due to inclement weather, all free shows at the Haile Planetarium are canceled for that date. Paid shows will be rescheduled.
If Northern Kentucky University is closed due to inclement weather, all shows at the Haile Digital Planetarium are canceled for that date.
If Northern Kentucky University is closed due to inclement weather, all shows at the Haile Digital Planetarium are canceled for that date.