Can you study astronomy online? Edx offers both individual courses and advanced programs designed to help you learn about astronomy in an engaging and effective online learning environment complete with video tutorials, quizzes and more. Additionally, edX offers the option to pursue verified certificates in astronomy courses.
How can I learn astronomy online for free?
- Open University, UK. The Big Bang. Comparing stars. The evolving Universe.
- University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Astrobiology and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life. The Discovery of the Higgs Boson.
- edX by Harvard University and MIT, International. Exploring Exoplanets. The Violent Universe.
What is the best website to learn astronomy?
- Google Sky.
- Astronomy Picture of the Day.
- Sky & Telescope.
- Astronomy Magazine.
- The Planetary Society.
How can I learn astronomy on my own?
- Get comfortable using a star chart.
- Memorize major constellations.
- Learn the major asterisms.
- Learn astronomical distance and coordinate systems.
- Study up on telescope & binocular design.
- Keep a diary.
- Visit your local library.
- Learn & share with other hobbyists.