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ASTRON 1010 - Introduction to Astronomy

Astronomy - College of Arts and Science

Physical Sciences (PHYS)

Credit Hours: 4

Laboratory Course

Survey of methods of astronomy; description of the solar system, stellar astronomy, structure of the galaxy and the universe. Three hours of lecture and one hour of lab per week (scheduled by the instructor). Satisfies physical science laboratory requirement. Laboratory section: Survey of astronomical methods, instruments, observations and measurement techniques. Prerequisites: high school algebra and plane geometry, or MATH 1100 or MATH 1120, or equivalent.

Course approved on April 13, 2005.

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