Course Description


Astronomy is a course run by Malahide Community School Adult Education, Dublin. It is a Classroom Based course with a duration of 10 weeks. For more information about Astronomy at Malahide Community School Adult Education, please review the details below.


Course Description:

This course is intended for beginner! and no prior knowledge is required. Perhaps you’ve often looked up at the night sky and wondered “what’s really up there?” If so, this may be just the course for you!

Some Topics Covered:
• A close look at the planets and moons of our Solar System.
• Studying the Sun, our nearest star.
• Galaxies, taking a closer look at our own Milky Way Galaxy
• The life and death of stars.
• The expanding universe.
• A brief history of astronomy.
• A primer on binoculars and telescopes.
• An introduction to the constellations of the autumn night sky, with some practical sessions out under the stars.
• An introduction to some deep sky objects.
• “This Week In Space”: Keeping up to date on what’s of interest in space and space exploration right now.
• And much more!

Note: “Astronomy Stage 2” (an optional follow-on course) may be offered to those
who have completed this course and who may wish to further advance their knowledge of the heavens.

Course Day & Time: Tuesday evening 7.30 – 9.30 pm

Start Date: 17/09/2024

Cost: €110

Course Format: In class with tutor

Duration: 10 weeks

Enrolment: You can enrol online through our website Enrolment will open on Monday the 12th of August at 11am.

Tutor: Michael McCreary

Michael is a member of the Irish Astronomical Society and has a keen interest in telescope repairs in particular.



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Training ProviderMalahide Community School Adult Education
Course LocationMalahide, Dublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course Start Date17/09/2024
Course End Date10/12/2024
Course Duration10 weeks
Course TimeTuesday 7.30 - 9.30 pm
Course Fee€110
Phone01 8460949
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