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ASTR363 — Fall 2017

ASTR363: Intermediate Astronomy I

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Offering:

Fall, Class 3, Cr. 3

Prerequisites:

MA 162, PHYS 220, or consent of instructor.

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Description:

Introduction to the solar system. Topics to be covered include the processes responsible for the origin and evolution of the solar system, a physical and chemical description of solar system objects (sun, planets, asteroids, comets, and meteorites), interactions between these objects, and the evolution of planetary surfaces and atmospheres.

Instructor(s):

Cui, Wei K.

Email:

Cui, Wei K.

Textbook(s) for Fall 2017
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Foundations of Astrophysics Barbara Ryden & Bradley Peterson 1s; March 20, 2009 978-0321595584 Addison-Wesley Required

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