Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

AST 120 Space Science I(LP)(SW)(STEM)

3 class hours, 2 laboratory hours. 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.

Credits

4

Prerequisites or Corequisites

MTH 230 or MTH 231.

Fees

Material Fee: $15

Distribution

Life & Physical Science or Scientific World (STEM)