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Stellarium introductory course

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 19:00 to 21:00 EST

Stellarium introductory course (ONLINE)

Wednesday 1 February 2023, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Eastern Time (note the time zone!)

Stellarium is a powerful planetarium application available for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux computers.

Class participants will learn how to setup the software for a specific location, date, and time. They will learn how to view the simulated sky, zoom and pan, and search for and select celestial objects. Features such as gridlines, the meridian, sky settings, and red light mode will be explored. This will provide an amateur astronomer a basic overview of the Stellarium program.

FOR MEMBERS ONLY.

Class sizes are limited. A waiting list is maintained for when courses are full.

This training is not for the paid Stellarium app on smartphones or the Stellarium web app.

https://rasc.ca/stellarium-level-1

Part of the Stellarium Training Series.

https://rasc.ca/stellarium-training

Who can attend: active RASC members
Fee: Free
Registration: Required
Organized by: RASC national office

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Stellarium advanced course

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 19:00 to 21:00 EST

Stellarium advanced course (ONLINE)

RESCHEDULED TO Thursday 9 February FROM Thursday 2 February 2023

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Eastern time

Stellarium is a powerful planetarium application available for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux computers.

Participants will learn how to adjust sidereal time, view star alignments (Arc to Arcturus), filter for deep sky objects from additional catalogues, use custom landscapes create by others, and make a custom landscape using photos of ones environment. We will also explore the powerful planning features in Stellarium using the Astronomical Calculations window. This will provide an amateur astronomer a deep understanding of the Stellarium program and allow for customisation of the application.

FOR MEMBERS ONLY.

Class sizes are limited. A waiting list is maintained for when courses are full.

https://rasc.ca/stellarium-level-3

Part of the Stellarium Training Series.

https://rasc.ca/stellarium-training

Who can attend: active RASC members
Fee: Free
Registration: Required
Organized by: RASC national office

 

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Class

Stellarium introductory course

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 21:30 to 23:30 EST

Stellarium introductory course (ONLINE)

Thursday 9 February 2023, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Mountain Time (note the time zone!)

Stellarium is a powerful planetarium application available for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux computers.

Class participants will learn how to setup the software for a specific location, date, and time. They will learn how to view the simulated sky, zoom and pan, and search for and select celestial objects. Features such as gridlines, the meridian, sky settings, and red light mode will be explored. This will provide an amateur astronomer a basic overview of the Stellarium program.

FOR MEMBERS ONLY.

Class sizes are limited. A waiting list is maintained for when courses are full.

This training is not for the paid Stellarium app on smartphones or the Stellarium web app.

https://rasc.ca/stellarium-level-1

Part of the Stellarium Training Series.

https://rasc.ca/stellarium-training

Who can attend: active RASC members
Fee: Free
Registration: Required
Organized by: RASC national office

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Class

Insider's Guide to the Galaxy

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2023 - 15:30 to 17:00 EST

The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy

Presented by Chris Vaughan and Samantha Jewett

Join us every other Tuesday for our astronomy variety show!

Keep an eye on rasc.ca/insidersguide for updates about new sessions.

Register once for all sessions!

Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8vbimAGESjKjldwGbwjwEA 

If you have questions, email outreach@rasc.ca

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Class

Stellarium Mobile introductory course

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 19:00 to 21:00 EST

Stellarium Mobile introductory course (ONLINE)

date: Wednesday 15 February 2023 - 7:00 PM EST start

Stellarium Mobile is a planetarium app available for iOS and Android smartphones.

Participants will learn how to setup the mobile app for a specific location, date, and time. They will learn how to view the simulated sky, zoom and pan, and search for and select celestial objects. Features such as gridlines, sky settings, and red light mode will be explored. Finding an object using the phone sensors will be demonstrated. This will provide an amateur astronomer a good understanding of Stellarium Mobile.

FOR MEMBERS ONLY.

Class sizes are limited. A waiting list is maintained for when courses are full.

https://rasc.ca/stellarium-mobile-plus-level-1

Part of the Stellarium Training Series.

https://rasc.ca/stellarium-training

Who can attend: active RASC members
Fee: Free
Registration: Required
Organized by: RASC national office

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Stellarium intermediate course

Event Date: 
Monday, February 27, 2023 - 21:30 to 23:30 EST

Stellarium intermediate course (ONLINE)

Monday 27 February 2023 (was Thursday 9 February - rescheduled to 27th)

7:30 PM to 9:30 PM Mountain time (note the time zone!)

Stellarium is a powerful planetarium application available for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux computers.

Participants will learn how to load additional catalogues, customise the application including setting up specific locations, load new comets, modify the toolbar, choose landscape textures, use stepping zooming, copy object information, configure eyepiece and camera views, and slew a telescope mount to a target. This will provide an amateur astronomer a deeper understanding of the Stellarium program.

FOR MEMBERS ONLY.

Class sizes are limited. A waiting list is maintained for when courses are full.

https://rasc.ca/stellarium-level-2

Part of the Stellarium Training Series.

https://rasc.ca/stellarium-training

Who can attend: active RASC members
Fee: Free
Registration: Required
Organized by: RASC national office

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Class

Insider's Guide to the Galaxy

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 15:30 to 17:00 EST

The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy

Presented by Chris Vaughan and Samantha Jewett

Join us every other Tuesday for our astronomy variety show!

Keep an eye on rasc.ca/insidersguide for updates about new sessions.

Register once for all sessions!

Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8vbimAGESjKjldwGbwjwEA 

If you have questions, email outreach@rasc.ca

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