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BDAS Astronomy Course

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2007 Course Details
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  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Times: Tuesday Evenings 7:30 to 9:30 pm
  • Dates: July 10th to August 28th 2007
  • Place: Eaglehawk Secondary College Library
  • Cost: $35
  • Group Size: 20 maximum
  • Session Leaders: Michael Gallagher and Graeme Knight

  • Prerequisites: An interest in the universe, a sense of wonder.
  • Participants will use telescopes provided by BDAS Members during several course sessions
  • Over several course sessions, participants will use standard digital cameras, provided, to photograph the night sky and freeware image processing software to enhance and annotate their images.
  • Participants will have access to Eaglehawk Secondary College‚Äôs computers during course sessions, and will receive tuition in their use.
  • During part of each session, participants will work in small groups on course projects and will present their completed projects to the whole group towards the end of the course.
  • Supper will be provided each session.
  • At the end of the course, attendees will receive a CD-ROM of resources used in the course and a BDAS Astronomy Course Participation Certificate.

  • Enquiries and bookings:
    • Phone: Michael Gallagher, 5442 5572
    • Email: courses@bdas.net
    • Mail: BDAS Courses, PO Box 164, Bendigo, 3552
Contacts

michael.gallagher@bdas.net
graeme.knight@bdas.net

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