Astronomy

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Current Offerings Available for Astronomy: FALL 10
1
Elementary Astronomy (3) UC:CSU
Lecture: 3 hours
This course provides a non-mathematical survey of modern astronomy, including the properties and evolution of the solar system, stars and the universe.
2
Elementary Astronomy Laboratory (1) RPT1 UC:CSU
ecommended Preparation or concurrent enrollment: Astronomy 1
Lab: 2 hours
Provides the laboratory work to accompany or follow Astronomy 1. Includes constellation study, study of types of telescopes and other instruments, telescopic observations, simple surveying measurements, ephemeris and celestial globe study, planetary and solar system astronomy, work with optical systems and spectroscopes, and reduction of data. Requires occasional field trips to nearby astronomical facilities.
5
Fundamentals of Astronomy Laboratory (1) UC:CSU
Recommended Preparation or concurrent enrollment: Astronomy I
Lab: 3 hours
Provides the laboratory work to accompany or follow Astronomy 1. This course uses astronomical instruments and laboratory equipment. Includes work with celestial sphere, sky charts, optical bench, telescopes, spectroscope, and photometer. Requires field trips for evening observations.

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