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Summer Smorgasbord: Introduction to Stellarium,
a Free Sky Computer App
Stellarium is your HAL 9000 [from “2001” movie] without the psychotic malfunction. Plan your astrophotography session, learn about the night sky, travel the solar system and Universe, and figure out what you actually see through your eyepiece or binoculars. Instructor Matthias Schmitt is a completing a Masters degree in astronomy and teaches public observation sessions for the Park Service in Utah. He also directs TV/cable programs on space science and adventures for young people.
This class is part of a six-class series on a variety of interesting astronomy topics with different instructors. The fee is $45 for all six for AAA members, or $15 for individual classes. After registering you will be sent an invite to join the Google Classroom and the Zoom link for the classes.
Location: Classes will be online using Zoom. Sign-in with an ID code given to you the weekend before the class. Class recordings available for 4 weeks after.
Time: 7-9 PM, Tuesday, June 22
Cost: $15, AAA Members only. Not a Member? Join for $35.
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