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Visual Astronomy  

Learn to recognize some of the objects in the beautiful nighttime sky! Emphasis will be on viewing the solar system and the brighter constellations with binoculars and telescopes. The class will travel outside the city limits to eliminate street light interference. This is a fun course to just enjoy the night sky. No tests! No homework! The instructor will provide the telescope and star charts. For the first session, class will meet at Great Basin College. Subsequent meetings will be on North 5th Street for the viewings. There may be an additional field trip as well. (Transportation is not provided.)


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Great Basin College - Berg Hall, 1500 College Parkway, Elko, NV 89801
775-753-2231 or 775-753-2202
A member institution of the Nevada System of Higher Education
Accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities