Stars and Galaxies Lecture   [Archived Catalog]
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2010-2011

ASTR 1303 - Stars and Galaxies Lecture

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. 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: (3-3-0)

CIP: 40.0201.51 03

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