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New courses at the “Osservatorio Polifunzionale del Chianti”(OPC/Polifunctional Observatory of Chianti) for a rich autumn of events and training.
L’ACCHIAPPASTELLE: November 18-January 13
This is a beginning course of astronomy which explains the wonders of the Cosmos in simple terms: the life of the stars, the presence of other worlds, the origin of the universe and life, and exotic objects like black holes will be discussed. A “practice” evening will offer the rudiments to orient yourself among the stars and constellations to observe planets and stars more closely through a telescope. It is an occasion to receive answers to many of your questions through a dialogue with an expert.
CORSO BASE DI ASTRONOMIA: November-December
This course is indicated for who is curious about about astronomy and knows little. It is a voyage among the most current themes of astronomy and is at a level for everybody. You will learn how a star is born, lives and dies, about the planets that orbit around them, the origin of the universe and life, voyages in space. The course gives clear and understandable answers to our questions about the sky and its mysteries.
CORSO AVANZATO DI ASTRONOMIA: January-February 2017
This course is recommended for who knows a bit about astronomy and wants to understand more. It is particularly indicated for fans and astrophiles who want to understand the objects in the sky more profoundly and about current research in astrophysics.
CORSO DI COSMOLOGIA: March, 2017
This course is dedicated to who wants to learn about the origins of the Cosmos, of life, and man. It is available to all.
CORSO DI TECNICHE PER L’ASTROFILIA: April-May 2017
This is for fans of astronomy who want to learn and observe and photograph the sky. There are theoretical/practical sessions to orient oneself in the sky and to learn about the instruments of observation and photography. The las meeting includes a session of astrophotography run by students with a prize for the best photo.
CORSO DI BIOARCHITETTURA ED EFFICIENZA ENERGETICA: April 2017
This course is open to a non-professional public…for he who is simply curious to know the methods and techniques which can improve the quality of your home and life by reducing energy and environmental impact
CORSO SENTINELLE METEO: February 2017
Third Training Course to become a “Sentinella Meteo” (weather sentinel). It is a project which allows citizens to collect scientiﬁc data important to weather forecasts and to be useful to others in a new way
CORSO DI RELATIVITA’: a week end in December
This course is a refresher course for high school teachers who wish to know this subject more thoroughly and to receive ideas as to how to teach the material in an effective manner.
CORSO DI MECCANICA QUANTISTICA: a week end in March 2017
This is a refresher course for high school teachers who wish to know this subject more thoroughly and to receive ideas as to how to teach the material in an effective manner.
Info: 3397554145 – www.osservatoriochianti.it.