Stars and Galaxies   [Archived Catalog]
San Antonio College Schedule/Catalog 2012-2013

ASTR 1403 - Stars and Galaxies

Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
This course is a descriptive course in stellar, galactic, and extra-galactic astronomy intended for non-science majors needing a laboratory science course. Lecture and laboratory topics include celestial coordinates, light and telescopes, stars, the Milky Way, external galaxies, cosmology, and dark matter. Visits to the Scobee Planetarium and some field trips may be held for telescopic observation of interesting phenomena.

Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

CIP: 40.0201.51 03

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