Spring, Class 2, lab. 2, cr. 3 Not available to students with credit in ASTR 364.
A descriptive, nonmathematical course in astronomy intened for non-physics majors. Topics include properties of stars; stellar birth and death; the Hertzsprung-Russel diagram; main sequence stars; binary systems; stellar clusters; red giants and white dwarfs, nova and supernova; neutron stars and black holes; galaxies and the cosmological red shift. Includes required observing sessions.
|ASTR264||Explorations: Introduction to Astronomy||Thomas T. Arny||Spring 2013||0077830253||McGraw-Hill|