AST 105 SOLAR SYSTEM ASTRONOMY
A study of the Sun, planets, and the solar neighborhood looking at their origins, properties, and behaviors. Development of the physical principles required to understand astronomical observations. Additional topics include ancient astronomy, celestial motions and properties of telescopes. Outdoor observatory work focuses on use of the telescope and making observations of the Sun, moon, and planets.
Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory and observatory work weekly.
Registration is also required in AST 105L
Enrollment limited to 15 students per section.