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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASTR 100 - Introductory Astronomy

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4NS, QFR

This course, designed primarily for students with little scientific background, is an introduction to what we know about astronomy and how we know it. We will study the light, the tools of astronomy, stars, galaxies and cosmology. We will also cover sky basics such as seasons, moon phases, eclipses, and constellations. There will be required participation in six planetarium sessions (half an hour every other week) and four required observatory sessions during the semester.

Enrollment Limit: 115
Instructor: J. Scudder

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