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Courses

The following lists astronomy courses known to the authors. This list is by no means intended to be exhaustive. Across the country there are no doubt many other evening courses held at various Universities and Colleges. Inquiries from the general public are most welcome. If you know of, or run any information that we do not have listed, please contact us with the details.

State Location Organisation
 
New South Wales    Sydney    Practical Astronomy (SASPAC)
  Sydney    Sydney University Astronomy Courses
 
Tasmania    Hobart    Night Sky Explorer Course (Hobart)
 
Victoria    Melbourne    Astronomy Public Lectures

  

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Practical Astronomy (SASPAC)

 

A practical astronomy course for beginners and interested amateurs. This is a nine week course conducted by Sutherland Astronomical Society Inc (SASI). Each lecture is followed by observations with the society's equipment (weather permitting). Refer to website for course dates.

 

Address: Green Point Observatory (Sutherland, Sydney)
Contact: Contact the Education Officer 0422 902 730, for email, see web site.
Web: http://www.sasi.net.au

 

 

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Sydney University Astronomy Courses

 

The University of Sydney Centre for Continuing Education runs regular astronomy courses on the main Sydney University campus, with occasional bus tours to NSW observatories. See website for more information.

 

Web: http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/about/cep.shtml

 

 

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Night Sky Explorer Course (Hobart)

 

Beginner astronomy courses are conducted by members of the Astronomical Society of Tasmania at the University of Tasmania's Mt. Pleasant site, usually twice a year in March/April and October/November; six hours total (two by three hour sessions).

 

Address: Mt. Pleasant
Contact: Contact Richard Grudzien 0400 585 037, for email, see web site.
Web: http://ast.n3.net

 

 

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Astronomy Public Lectures

 

The Centre for Astrophysics & Supercomputing have free public lectures on astronomy at the Hawthorn campus of Swinburne University of Technology. See web site for details.

 

Web: http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/outreach/?topic=freelectures

 

 

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