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Physics and Astronomy - Course Details

ASTR263 (ASTR26300)

Offering:

Sem. 1 Class, 2 lab. 2, cr. 3

Prerequisites:

Not available to students with credit in ASTR 363.

Description:

A descriptive course in astronomy intended for non-physics majors. Topics include: description of the sky; motion of the sun and the moon; solar and lunar eclipses; the seasons and the calendar; the Sun and the planetary system; comets, meteoroids, and asteroids; life in the Solar System. Includes required observing sessions.

Last Updated: May 12, 2016 3:47 PM

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