How do I start learning astronomy?
- 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.
Is high school astronomy easy? Astronomy in high school is roughly as difficult as a high school physics class. That’s fairly hard for most of us, but also far easier than a college astronomy class! For one thing, high school astronomy usually has simple prerequisites like algebra, trigonometry, and perhaps basic chemistry.
What do you learn in high school astronomy? The content includes, but is not limited to, historical astronomy, astronomical instruments, the celestial sphere, the solar system, the earth as a system in space, the earth/moon system, the sun as a star, and stars.
Where is the best stargazing in the US?
- Mauna Kea | Hawaii.
- Bryce Canyon National Park | Utah.
- Denali National Park and Preserve | Alaska.
- Glacier National Park | Montana.
- Cherry Springs State Park | Pennsylvania.
- Big Pine Key | Florida.
- Chaco Culture National Historical Park | New Mexico.