AST 1002C - Astronomy 4 credits, 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Requirements Met: AATR, GE, GEC
General Education Area: Group 2 Science
Prerequisite(s): MAT 0028 with a C or better or score out on appropriate placement test.
Survey of astronomy; telescopes and instruments, structure and formation of the solar system, stars and solar motions; the Milky Way Galaxy, other galaxies and the nature of the universe. Course includes laboratory component providing an exploration of our universe through exercises involving observations of celestial objects and analysis of observational data. Telescopes, binoculars, and the naked eye are used to observe the sun, the moon, planets, constellations, stars, star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies. Lab fee.
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