Astronomy Classes

S101 Descriptive Astronomy. The Solar System. 4 hours. An elementary survey of the solar system and the historical development of scientific thinking in astronomy. The laboratory provides experience with telescopes and other astronomical equipment of Morrison Observatory. 3 lectures, 2 laboratory hours. Fall.

AS102 Descriptive Astronomy. Beyond the Solar System. 4 hours. A survey of stars, galaxies and cosmology. The laboratory provides experience with telescopes and other astronomical equipment of Morrison Observatory. 3 lectures, 2 laboratory hours. AS101 is not a prerequisite for AS102. Spring.

 
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