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Introduction to Observational Astronomy: Night Sky Navigation

For this one-time observational astronomy class, we will go over the basics of navigating the night sky.
Mr. Ferko - Astronomy & Astrophotography
9 total reviews for this teacher
5 reviews for this class
Completed by 22 learners
45 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does a "One-Time" class work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

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This class is taught in English.
By the end of this class, learners will have a basic understanding of asterisms, constellations, planetary motion, and night sky navigation.  
I have a bachelor of science degree in astronomy & astrophysics from Penn State University with 3 years of experience as a planetarium presenter where I taught primarily high school groups in my live presentations. I am a scientific content partner with the Africa Space Institute where I create and present online classes for high school students in Africa. I have also been an astronomy tutor for high school students since 2019. 
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Mr. Ferko - Astronomy & Astrophotography
Lives in the United States
Astronomy Tutor & Former Planetarium Presenter
9 total reviews
21 completed classes

About Me

I teach astronomy classes including:
- Latest Discoveries in Astronomy From the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)!
- Introduction to Observational Astronomy: Night Sky Navigation
- Introduction to Observational Astronomy: How to Use Your Telescope... 
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