Astronomy Courses - Online

From probable beginnings to exoplanets and supernovas to satellites, let us guide through the visible night sky and beyond with a range of astronomy courses to suit all interests.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

Browse our astronomy courses below and enrol today!

  1. Image: A replica of Sputnik 1, public domain via Wikimedia Commons

    Russian rockets reviewed

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 24 Feb 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Taking its starting point in how the USSR shocked the world with the launch of Sputnik 1, this course explores the Soviet Union’s and later Russian space programme and its technologies, cosmonauts, and presence in space.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £19.00
    Concession: £8.00

  2. Photo by Jeremy Thomas on Unsplash

    Stargazing at home: from your window to the universe (March)

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 26 Mar 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Building on their popular book, Radmila and Tom will take you from London into space through a range of topics that brings astronomy to the public. Expect to be informed and entertained!

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £15.00
    Senior fee: £15.00
    Concession: £15.00

  3. Astronomy: a gentle introduction

    Astronomy: a gentle introduction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 2 May 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    A leisurely walk through back garden astronomy. Learn how to find your way around the constellations, whether to buy a telescope, how to find planets and look safely at the sun. Find out why astronomy is good for you.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

  4. Stargazing at home: from your window to the universe (June)

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 25 Jun 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Building on their popular book, Radmila and Tom will take you from London into space through a range of topics that brings astronomy to the public. Expect to be informed and entertained!

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £15.00
    Senior fee: £15.00
    Concession: £15.00

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