Duration: 4 Saturdays - 4 Lectures - Total 8 hours
Dates : 05.06.2021, 12.06.2021, 19.06.2021, 26.06.2021
Time : 04.00 pm - 06.00 pm
Registration deadline - 30th of May 2021
· Day 1 - History of telescopes. (Galileo to modern telescopes).
· Day 2 - Types of telescopes, ray diagrams, parts of telescopes, Errors of telescopes
· Day 3 - Calculations related to telescopes, Eyepieces and filters, How to select a telescope for you.
· Day 4 - Telescope mounts, Modern ground based observatories and space telescopes.
· Lectures are conducted by experienced professionals of the Institute of Astronomy Sri Lanka, trained under Homi Bhabha centre for science education India
· A valuable Certificate will be issued at the completion of the short course and the certificate will be posted within a week.
Suitable for anyone over 10 years old, willing to learn Astronomy from beginning.