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Descriptive Astronomy
ASTR 105
Fall 2007
Section: 01  

This course is about the world we live in, but described on an immense
scale: from planets to stars, galaxies and the universe as a whole.
It is hoped that by its conclusion you will have a sense of
where we are in the universe and how we got here. Thus, the early
part of the course will involve basic concepts and physical principles
that are used to understand astronomical observations. We will
then examine what we know about the universe at progressively
larger scales: beginning with the solar system, then
stars in our Galaxy, and finally, galaxies and the expansion of the

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM ASTR
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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