ASTR 103H: Honors: Descriptive Astronomy
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.
Broad look at astronomy for non-science majors.
Approach is essentially non-mathematical, but simple algebra is employed where appropriate. Sun and solar system, the stars, galaxies, and cosmology. Black holes, pulsars, quasars, and other objects of special interest included. Emphasis on both "what is out there" and "how we know it".
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