Sem. 1. class 2, lab. 2, cr. 3
Not available to students with credit in ASTR 363.
A descriptive, nonmathematical course in astronomy intended for non-physics majors. Topics include: description of the sky; historical development of astronomy; 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. Includes required observing sessions. Not available to students with credit in ASTR 363.
|ASTR263||Introductory Astronomy Lab Manual (No buy backs)||I. Shipsey, J. Coy & B. MacCall||Latest||978-007-353-9492||McGraw-Hill|
|ASTR263||Explorations: An Introduction to Astronomy||Thomas T. Arny & Stephen Schneider||6th; 2010c||0077517946||McGraw-Hill|