Study of stars and galaxies as separate bodies and members of clusters. Topics will include astrophysical properties of stars and galaxies, stellar and galactic evolution, and cosmology. Emphasis will be placed on observational and experimental methods astronomers use to study the universe. Three lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. This course is equivalent to ESCI 209 and credit will not be earned if this course has been previously taken.
Prerequisites: MATH 101 (C- or higher) or MATH 102 (C- or higher) or MATH 103 (C- or higher)
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