PHYS 104, ESC 104 - Introductory Astronomy: Solar System
N, 4 credits. D.
This course is an introduction to our solar system designed for students in all disciplines. Topics include: light and telescopes, a historical overview of astronomy, a study of the components of the solar system and a discussion of the formation of the solar system. Past, present and future space exploration missions are also covered. Three class periods and one laboratory/observing period each week.
N: Natural Science
D: Courses not offered on a regular schedule but at the discression of the department, on the basis of student interest and ability to arrange schedules of faculty