ASTR 4
Solar System Astronomy


Course Description

Analyze the physical principles, logic, and development of solar system astronomy from ancient times through the present. Examine earth and sky relationships, exploration of the solar system by spacecraft and earth-based methods, similarities and differences between Earth and other planets, theories of the origin of our planetary system, and properties of other stars' planetary systems. Includes multimedia planetarium demonstrations.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
00210 ASTR 4 61 ·T·R··· 06:30 PM-08:45 PM Eric Peterson PLT

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2018-09-24 to 2018-12-14.


Course Details

Units
5 Units
Hours
Five hours lecture (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Prerequisites

Note
See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
Advisory
EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or ESL 5.
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