ASTR 4
Solar System Astronomy


Course Description

This course analyzes the physical principles, logic, and development of solar system astronomy from ancient times through the present. It also examines 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. The course includes multimedia planetarium demonstrations.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
27087 ASTR 4 04 ·T·R··· 01:30 PM-03:45 PM Caitlin Marie Kepple PLT

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-09-26 to 2022-12-16.
Footnote:
ASTR-004-04: Fully ON-CAMPUS. This class meets on-campus each week on scheduled days and times as noted in the class listing.


Course Details

Units
5 Units
Hours
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 5
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisites

Advisory
EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or (EWRT D01AS and EWRT D01AT) or ESL D005.
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