RASC National Society: The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy (ONLINE)

The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy

Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard!

We'll be hosting introductory astronomy courses on Tuesdays from 3:30-5:00pm EDT. They'll give you the tools to learn astronomy on your own at home, along with some observing goals to try. All you need is your computer! A pair of binoculars will help, but are not necessary.

Register here! Videos will also be livestreamed to The RASC YouTube Channel.


Tuesday, March 31st
All About Stellarium!
In this inaugural session, Chris and Jenna go over how to download and use Stellarium, an open-source, free to use software that runs on all platforms. Check out the links below!
DOWNLOAD STELLARIUM
ISS
CHRIS'S WEBSITE / SKYLIGHTS


Thursday, April 2nd 
Introductory Observing
In this episode we go over all the answers from the first Scavenger Hunt! We also delve into a few observational targets, including Venus in the Pleiades (April 3rd in the evening), and the Orion Nebula.

We also found out that everyone's favourite constellation is Orion! Tell us what yours is in the comments!


Tuesday, April 7th
2020's Last Supermoon
We've had a rebranding! This show was previously called Homebound Astronomy.


Thursday, April 9th
Demystifying the Stars


Tuesday, April 14th
Introductory Astrophotography
RASC NB member Paul Owen joins us to discuss some tools you can use to get your start in astrophotography!


Thursday, April 16th
Introductory Photoshop


Tuesday, April 21st
Galaxy Season
This week we were talking all about galaxies! Find out about our Milky Way, the Andromeda Galaxy, the structure of other galaxies out there, and a few observing tips on how to find some!


Thursday, April 23rd
Messier and NGC Catalog


Tuesday, April 28th 
Apps and Tools


Tuesday, May 5th
Double Stars and Binocular Targets


Tuesday, May 12th
Beginner Telescopes


Tuesday, May 19th
Intermediate Astrophotography Part 1


Tuesday, May 26th
Intermediate Astrophotography Part 2 -  Paul Owen
• Following on last week's session, we will cover processing the data into a final image.


https://rasc.ca/homebound-astronomy