Descriptive Introduction to Stellar Astronomy (ASTR 113.3)

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ASTR 113 02 January 2017

Description

Provides a first introduction to stellar astronomy. Topics include Kepler's laws, basic telescope properties, classification of stars, determination of stellar distances, stellar energy generation, and basic properties of white dwarfs, supernovae, pulsars and black holes.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s)

PHYS 115 or GE 124.

Note(s)

Students with credit for ASTR 101.6 or ASTR 103.3 may not take this course for credit. This course was historically labeled ASTR 101 and then ASTR 103.

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