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ASTR 102 - Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies
For non-science majors. Stars: distances, motions, dimensions, structure, origin, and evolution. Structure of the Milky Way and other galaxies. Structure and origin of the universe. 3 lecture hours; 2 lab hours per week.
P1 906L
Textbook information is available at You will need to know the BHC course number, e.g., ASTR 102, and the section number.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student shall be able to demonstrate the following skills: A. Use telescopes, binoculars, or the naked eye for star, constellation or planet observations. B. Describe the characteristics of celestial and planetary motion. C. Explain the origin, evolution, structure, motions and types of stars, including the sun. D. Describe the structure and evolution of the Milky Way and other galaxies. E. Explain the theory of the origin of the universe.
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