Basic Course in Astronomy – Introduction to Stars

Basic Course in Astronomy (Free On-line Course)
Module -1: Introduction to Stars
Course instructor: 
DrSarita Vig
Professor, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Trivandrum
Topics to be covered – Brightness of stars, their apparent and absolute motions, types of stars and clusters, determination of their properties, spectral and luminosity classes of stars, star formation and stellar evolution.
Total duration: 15 hours
9.30 AM to 11.30 AM on 8 Sundays from September 12, 2021 to October 31, 2021
Background knowledge :  Higher secondary level physics
Certificates will be issued to the participants who complete the course with a minimum 80% attendance and score minimum 50% marks in the tests.
No. of participants will be limited to 90. Students will be given preference while shortlisting the applications.
To apply for the course visit :
Organised by
Breakthrough Science Society, Kerala chapter
in association with
Public Outreach and Education Committee – Astronomical Society of India (ASI-POEC)

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