Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

AST 396 Introduction to Astrophysics(RLA)

3 hours; 3 credits. Celestial mechanics, electromagnetic radiations; their detectors and remote sensing; special relativity, stellar pulsation, general relativity and black holes, the nature and evolution of galaxies, origins, Newtonian and relativistic cosmology. Field trips and/or day and evening astronomical observation sessions will be required. Prerequisite: AST 160.




Material Fee: $15