Survey of the solar system, stars, galaxies, history, and tools of astronomy, cosmology, and exploration of space. Laboratory covers the study and interpretation of astronomical observations through the use of prepared astronomy exercises, the use of telescopes or computer simulations of telescopes, naked eye observation of celestial bodies, and laboratory activities using various quantitative measuring devices.
Letter Grade Only
Lecture Hours: 54
Lab Hours: 54
Limitations on enrollment:
Not open for credit to students with credit in ASTRO1
Transferable to both UC and CSU
This course satisfies these GE requirements:
WCC Graduation: Area A
CSU GE: B1, B3
IGETC: 5A, 5C
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Registration is now open to all students for Summer & Fall 2022 Summer Semester starts: June 13 Fall Semester starts: August 15
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