ASTR 1104 Contemporary Astronomy



ASTR 1104 CONTEMPORARY ASTRONOMY, 4 hours credit A one-semester survey course in astronomy. Topics are developed around observational astronomy, how
astronomers understand the universe using models, astronomical and physical concepts which provide a
fundamental understanding. The course surveys the solar system, our galaxy and near stars, and stellar
characteristics. Lecture 4 hours. Prerequisite: At least one year of high school algebra.


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