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Astr 104: Intro Astronomy of Stars and Galaxies

Physics & Astronomy

This course is a one-semester introduction to stellar and galactic astronomy and includes a lab. Topics include the motion of objects in the night sky, observational techniques, spectroscopy, the Sun, stars, galaxies, and the universe. The course consists of two lectures and one laboratory meeting per week. The lab component consists of indoor experiments, naked-eye observing, and observations through an optical telescope. Students may not receive credit for both Astr 101 and 104; nor for both Astr 104 and Astr 204; nor for both Astr 103 and Astr 104 if taken simultaneously.

3 Credits

Instruction Type(s)

  • Lecture/Lab: Lecture/Lab for Astr 104

Course Fee(s)

Astronomy and Physics 1

  • $225.00

Subject Areas

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