ASTR 1010 - Solar System Astronomy*
3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours
An introductory course in the astronomy of our Solar System. Topics include the history of astronomy, astronomical coordinates, Newton’s Laws, gravitation, properties of light, kinds of telescopes and their uses, the Moon, eclipses, the Sun and its planets, asteroids, comets, and other interplanetary objects. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in Math and Reading .
Semester Availability: All
* This course is part of the general education core.
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