Discover the Astronomer in You-

“The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff.” - Carl Sagan

What is our place in the universe? A question that has perplexed mankind since time immemorial and one that still isn't completely solved, owing to the vastness and complexity of it. This course is designed to get you started on the path to answer this question by arming you with the basic skills and knowledge related to astronomy. It's a wild ride from the humble origins of astronomy from the days of yore (think ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt) to the discovery of quasars, pulsars, dark matter and dark energy. This series is developed to help you understand the tools, equipment's, methodologies, processes and science that an Astronomer needs to make a career in this field and excel.

What will you learn?

  • Understanding the evolution of the Universe and the Solar System.

  • Understanding the history and impact of Astronomy on human civilization

  • Importance, history and achievements of human endeavors towards understanding the universe

  • An overview of celestial phenomena such as the expansion of the universe and cosmic background radiation along with major celestial objects (comets, asteroids, planets, stars, galaxies, star clusters, quasars etc.)

  • Get acquainted with all the major and minor objects of the solar system such as The Sun, The Moon, planets, comets, asteroids etc.

  • Master the techniques to use telescopes and binoculars to observe celestial objects in their true grandeur

  • Peer into the intricacies of motion of the Earth, planets and the Sun. Learn the science behind orbits, axis, rotation, gravity, light, eclipses and space.

  • Use your knowledge to take amazing photographs of the cosmos (using relatively simple equipments) and process them to create visually stunning masterpieces

  • Learn about major space missions and their impact

  • Familiarization with all the major celestial objects

Requirements & Eligibility

For Age Group 18 years +

There are no strict requirements for this course other than a love of learning and exploration. A computer printer is a nice to have, to be able to print handouts and Star Charts.

Description

Hop on board to find easily digestible, concentrated doses of universe on the go, which make the best use of the time being invested and also serve to impart skills that not only help in gaining a foothold in the field of astronomy and space science but also in inculcating scientific temperament. Prepare to see theoretical concepts leap out from the books and documents in the form of practical demonstrations.


Features

Voyager - Basic

Voyager Premium

26 Sessions

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30+ Hours of Video content

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Certification

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Demos and Hands on Activities

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Member Discounts

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Events and Competitions

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Virtual Observation nights and Meetups

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Quizzes

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Assessments

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Doubt Clearing Sessions

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Voyager’s Backpack

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Exclusive Webinars

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Voyager’s Backpack (With Voyager Premium Only)


Each member of the Voyager (premium) will get a kit (viz. Voyager Backpack) which includes



Voyager T-shirt

Voyager Cap

Voyager Badge

Voyager stickers

SPACE Milky Way Poster


Moon Poster

Lifecycle of Stars Poster

SPACE Latitude Finder

Solar Filter film (2’x2’)

Planisphere


DIY Sundial Template

Gnomon Rod and Base

Astrophotography Wheel

Solar Viewer and filter template


Messier Objects book

Astronomy Beginner’s guide

Voyager Backpack

SPACE Sky Map Poster



Watch Intro Video

"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. We're made of star stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself."

By Carl Sagan

About Instructor

Astronomer

Tarun Sharma

A passionate astronomer, astrophotographer and an asteroid discoverer. He has been in the field of Astronomy education and training for five years. He started his journey as an educator with SPACE in 2015. Over time he has trained more than 10000 students in astronomy through hands on learning program of SPACE India.

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