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AST 180 - Introduction To Astronomy

Description: Diurnal motion, motion of solar system objects on the background of stars, light rays and spectra, the planets, Kepler's laws, space travel, coordinates and time, the moon and eclipses, meteors, comets and the sun, stars, stellar distances and stellar evolution, galactic structure, galaxies, quasars, and the big bang universe. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Requirement Designation: Science and Applied Science

Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Scientific Inquiry