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Sat, 26 Aug



CYA: Using Telescopes

Today we'll find out about using a range of telescopes from the small home ones up to the large professional ones on the IoA site

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CYA: Using Telescopes
CYA: Using Telescopes

Time & Location

26 Aug 2023, 10:00 – 12:00

IoA, Madingley Rd, Cambridge CB3 0HA, UK

About The Event

This weeks young astronomers session is a hands on event.  

We'll start by looking at the different types of telescope (refractor, reflector and other optical designs) and also the different types of mount that astronomers use to make observing as easy as possible.

Once we've covered the basics, we will to a tour of the telescopes on the Madingley Road site, and also look at some amateur telescopes that you might think about using at home.

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