Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

AST 120 Space Science I(LP)

3 class hours, 2 laboratory hours; 4 credits. Observations and telescopes. The structure and origin of the solar system, the sun-Earth connection, and space physics; space weather, comparative planetology. Laboratory emphasis will be on quantitative measures of celestial positions (i.e., astrometry, as well as solar system photometry). Field trips and/or day and evening astronomical observation sessions will be required. (RLPR) (STEM) (science). Pre- or corequisite: MTH 230 or MTH 231.




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