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1020Q. Introductory Astronomy

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Not open to students who have passed PHYS 1025.

Grading Basis: Graded

A basic introductory astronomy course without laboratories, including principles of celestial coordinate systems and telescope design; applications of fundamental physical laws to the sun, planets, stars and galaxies; evolution of stars, galaxies and the universe; recent space probe results, modern cosmology, astrobiology. Night observing sessions are an integral part of the course. CA 3.


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Term Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Location Enrollment Notes
Fall 2024 Avery Point In Person Gai, Moshe 660 Reg MoWe 1:25pm‑2:40pm
ACD 207 0/21