Lecture: The lost art of Visual Astronomy
About this event :
With everyone wanting to get into astrophotography these days, visual astronomy is becoming the poor relation.
Chris Duffy’s talk provides hints and tips to get the most out of whichever telescope you have, or what to get if you are yet to buy one, depending on the type of astronomy you want to do.
Setting expectations of what you will see at the eyepiece and how to find your way around the sky.
- Date: Sunday 15th October 2017,
- Time: 7pm.
- Speaker: Chris Duffy (SAS Committee Member).
- Venue: Talk will take place at the Cygnus Observatory (WWC Discovery Room).
Background Information: Other External Links:
- Stargazers Lounge: The joys of Visual Astronomy
- Astronomy the Old Fashioned Way: The Joys of Visual Observing with Simple Telescopes
Your host : Martin Kennedy