Astronomy Classes at the Library

August 2nd @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Astronomy Intro & Overview
Earth, Moon, Constellations, Sky Motions, Solar & Lunar Motions, Seasons

August 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Brief History of Astronomy
Classical Greeks, Aristotle, Ptolemy.
Renaissance: Copernicus, Tycho, Kepler, Galileo.
Solar System: General, Terrestrial, Jovian Planets & other objects.

August 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Binoculars & Telescope Designs & Mountings: Viewing Planets & Deep Sky

August 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Astronomy: The Stars & Our Galaxy
The Stars – Properties and Distances.
Stellar Patterns – H-R Diagram, Nearby & Bright Stars.
Our Galaxy – The Milky Way. 

Class Time: Indoors 7 to 8 pm at Lyme Free Library. Optional Outdoors 8:15 at Rusho Home. Ages 12 and over. Free. Attendance at all 4 classes is not required. Registration Required – Call the library at 315-649-5454.