Advanced Astronomy: Understanding the Universe


This course is suitable for people who have taken the beginners course or have already a very good knowledge of Astronomy.  If you are a non member we will automatically enroll you as a member for a year. The classes will be delivered online over the Zoom platform.

Please ensure that the email you use for booking is correct as this is the address to which the zoom links will be sent.

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Advanced Astronomy: Understanding the Universe

April 19 2023 –


The course will take place online via Zoom

There will be eight classes in total with a duration 2 hours; 7pm to 9pm including a short break. The first class is on Wednesday April 19 2023



Sample topics covered:


  • Cosmology
  • Astrobiology
  • Dark Matter and Dark Energy
  • The Big Bang and the Expansion of the Universe
  • A tour of the Universe
  • SETI and the search for life
  • Looking back in time
  • Death of our Sun
  • Formation of Galaxies, the Solar System and Planets
  • The future of Astronomy and Space Travel

Booking Details

  • Members: €140
  • Non-Members: €210 (includes membership)
  • Parent/Guardian & Child Package: €300
    (Denotes sibling/parent/guardian/etc. Child must be under 16. Please note that some of the concepts in the course may be very advanced for children.)

Courses must be booked in advance.

Any enquiries regarding the classes should be sent to