Introduction to Astronomy Laboratory   [Archived Catalog]
San Antonio College Schedule/Catalog 2012-2013

ASTR 1170 - Introduction to Astronomy Laboratory

Prerequisites: MATH 1314 and (ASTR 1370 or ASTR 1371). Concurrent enrollment in ASTR 1370 or ASTR 1371 allowed.

Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
Introduction to practical observational techniques, using the schools telescopes as well as student built classical instruments. Topics include in-class projects on spectroscopy, stellar positions, solar heating, planetary motions, solar and astrophotography, star clusters, galaxies, and cosmology.

Unique Need Course: Check with your transfer institution to verify acceptance of courses.

Semester Hours: (1-0-3)

CIP: 40.0201.71 03

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