Night Sky & Astronomy Course

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Night Sky & Astronomy Course

This badge represents successful completion of our Night Sky & Astronomy Course, which prepares and teaches students about the night sky and visual astronomy with telescopes.

DESCRIPTION OF SKILLS

The holder of this badge has successfully completed our Night Sky & Astronomy Course and has demonstrated proficiency in the following skills:

  • Dark sky etiquette
  • Navigation terminology and use in astronomy
  • Identification and navigation to constellations
  • Identification and navigation to the planets
  • Use of binoculars in astronomy
  • Identification and navigation to asterisms
  • Basic use of telescopes for visual astronomy
  • Eyepieces and filters
  • Care of optics

WHAT DOES THIS BADGE ALLOW ME TO DO?

The holder of this badge is able to go on field trips to the dark sky site at Goldendale Sky Village.

HOW DO I GET THIS BADGE?

COURSES

Complete our Night Sky & Astronomy Course.

EQUIVALENCY

This badge can not be obtained through equivalency at this time.