Basic introduction to the course along with discussions on the scientific method as it's used through the lens of astronomy. We'll also be seeking out what is usually the brightest object in the sky, Venus.
How was the moon formed? What are it's effects on the tides and what are some of the more popular lunar landmarks that we can see with a telescope?
This week we'll be talking about Jupiter's chemical composition, the Galilean Moons, Europa and much more. Even though Jupiter is the largest planet and will be visible with the naked eye, attendees will get the chance to view some of it's more smaller stellar objects with the aid of telescopes.
We all know about the many moons of Saturn but who wants to know how they got there, and is there life on any of those moons??