This course is being recorded and if you have missed the on-line booking deadline but would still like to join the course please just phone The Centre during the day (10am-4pm) on 01323 832731 to make a booking. On-line booking will finish on the afternoon of 3 March.
This brand new course for 2021 is offering a shorter more targeted course for beginners. It will help you digest the subject matter in easy to understand language, guiding you through all aspects of the Solar System. The content will focus on:
The Earth, Moon and Sun
Other planets and their moons
Minor bodies such as dwarf planets, comets, asteroids and meteors
The edge of the solar system
The beginning and end of the solar system
The course is presented on-line via zoom one evening per week from Wednesday 3 March to Wednesday 24 March.
In addition to the on-line content there will be an opportunity to ask questions. Notes in pdf form will also be made available after each evening which covers the same content. They may also include sections that go into more depth to enable you to explore the material further if you would like.
Who is this course for?
It is our aim to present material as a narrative and explanations that can be understood by anyone with a basic knowledge of maths and science (although maths is not a requirement).
Course lecturer: Jarvis Brand
Times: 7.30pm - 9.30pm
When making a booking please ensure your email address is correct because your unique access code/password will be sent to the email address provided.
Refunds: Refunds cannot be issued if the booking is cancelled within 7 days of the event
Cancellations: If a booking is cancelled by you prior to 7 days before the event, there will be a £5 administration charge which will be taken off the refund.
Transferred Bookings: a £5 administration charge will apply if you wish to transfer your booking to an alternative event.
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