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ASTR363 — Fall 2022

ASTR363: Intermediate Astronomy I (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)

Fall, Class 3, Cr. 3

MA 162, PHYS 220, or consent of instructor.
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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.



Textbook(s) for Fall 2022

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Foundations of Astrophysics Barbara Ryden and Bradley M. Peterson 978-1108831956 Cambridge Press Required

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