Classroom Observatory – Astrophotography
Dates: October 5 - November 20, 2020
Location: Online - Non-Credit Brightspace
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This course is a pre-requisite for Classroom Observatory – Research, scheduled to run in the spring 2021 semester.
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Online - Non-Credit BrightspaceThis class will use the non-credit Brightspace interface. Students will receive an automated email with log-in instructions the Friday before class begin date. Students will not have access to the course until the instructor activates it.
Peter DetterlineAs Observatory Director for the Mars Society, Peter operates two telescopes, a solar observatory and a robotic observatory. He also teaches a hybrid course on astronomy for Montgomery County Community College and two online courses for Moravian College in Pennsylvania. He has worked with robotic telescopes in the classroom for two decades. He retired after 35 years as the Planetarium Director for the Boyertown Area School District where he gave programs to over half a million people of all age groups. Peter developed the curriculum for the Montana Learning Center's Explore the Universe Camp, Peter studied secondary education, concentrating in earth science at Kutztown University and completed graduate school in geology and astronomy at West Chester University. In addition he has done professional research on eclipsing binary stars, and currently works with the American Association of Variable Star Observers on adding to their variable star database.
Current 7-12 teachers, Montana teachers will receive preferential registration
OPI renewal units will be awarded by Montana Learning Center.
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Academic Technology and Outreach
Montana State University
P.O. Box 173860
Bozeman, MT 59717-3860
Tel: (406) 994-6550
Fax: (406) 994-7856
Location: 128 Barnard Hall