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  May 17, 2024
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ASTR 1104 - Solar System Laboratory

Prerequisites: ASTR 1304  or concurrent registration in ASTR 1304 
Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320 

This is an experimental astronomy lab course designed for non-science majors. Topics include planetary, lunar, and solar observations with telescopes and/or the naked eye; measurements of the gravitational constant, gravitational acceleration, and the speed of light; analysis of spectra and spacecraft images; and impact cratering simulations. Students may also have the opportunity to simulate a spacecraft mission to a fictional planet. Visits to the Scobee Planetarium and field trips may be held.

Semester Hours: (1 -0- 3)

CIP: 40.0201.52 03

Offered at:
SAC: Yes

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