Introduction to Astrophysics

Planetarium closures

The planetarium is improving. We're refitting the planetarium and it will be closed from Monday 16 - Friday 20 April. It re-opens to the public on Saturday 21 April. See what's on and choose your next space adventure

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Tuesdays, 7–9pm | 2 January – 6 February | 17 April – 22 May
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Astronomy courses

Explore topics at the cutting edge of modern astronomical research and the limits of human knowledge.

An excellent follow up to Introduction to Astronomy to further investigate the physics of our universe. This six-week course is for people with some prior knowledge of astronomy and a great deal of curiosity; it is an ideal follow-on for those who have studied Introduction to Astronomy, and can also be studied independently.

The course will run twice in the 2017-18 academic year.

  • 2 January – 6 February
  • 17 April – 22 May

Tutor: Colin Stuart.