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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 2019 Avery Point In Person Gai, Moshe N60 Reg MoWe 1:25pm‑2:40pm
ACD 205 4/28 Observation nights are an integral part of the course. This may include off campus visits to a planetarium. Refer to night observation schedule on class syllabus.
Fall 2019 Stamford In Person Wallington, Sylvanie Z81 Reg TuTh 9:30am‑10:45am
DWTN 234 35/35
Fall 2019 Stamford In Person Wallington, Sylvanie Z82 Reg TuTh 12:30pm‑1:45pm
DWTN 234 35/35
Spring 2020 Stamford In Person Wallington, Sylvanie Z81 Reg TuTh 9:30am‑10:45am
0/30