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Astronomy
ASTR 10 Intro to Astr The Solar System 3.00 Units
Introduction to history and physical principles of astronomy, focusing on our Solar System. Includes: constellations; distance scales; historical development of astronomy; gravitation; motion of the Earth, Moon and Planets; astronomical tools; formation and evolution of the solar system; physical properties, atmosphere, and evolution of the Earth, Moon, and planets within the solar system; asteroids, comets, and other small bodies; discovery of extra-solar planets; possibilities for life beyond Earth. Designed for non-majors in mathematics or physical science. A companion science lab, Astronomy 30, is also available.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Science and Math
 
ASTR 20 Intro to Astr Stars & Universe 3.00 Units
Introduction to study of stars, galaxies, and cosmology. Includes the nature of light and matter, telescopes, spectroscopy, stellar formation and evolution, galaxies, quasars, and cosmology. Designed for non-majors in mathematics or a physical science. A companion science lab, Astronomy 30, is also available.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Science and Math
 
ASTR 30 Intro to Astronomy Lab 1.00 Unit
Introduction to laboratory principles and techniques in astronomy. Includes telescope operation and measuring stellar magnitudes, spectral lines, motions of the sun, moon and planets. Prerequisite: ASTR 1 or ASTR 10 or ASTR 20
College: Chabot College
Division: Science and Math
 
ASTR 30L Introduction to Astronomy Lab 1.00 Unit
Introduction to laboratory principles and techniques in astronomy. Includes: observational techniques such as naked eye, binocular, and telescopic identification of stars, planets, constellations, and deep sky objects; telescope operation and imaging; spectroscopy, motions of the sun, moon and planets. Prerequisite: ASTR 10 or ASTR 20 with a minimum grade of C (May be taken concurrently)
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
ASTR 45 Descriptive Astronomy 3.00 Units
Survey of Astronomy at a descriptive level, focusing on current topics and identification of seasonal constellations. Designed for non-majors in mathematics or a physical science.
College: Chabot College
Division: Science and Math
 

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