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PHY - Physics

PHY 150

ELEMENTS OF ASTRONOMY

(4 CR.)

Prerequisite is placement into ENG 111 or division approval. Covers history of astronomy and its recent developments. Stresses the use of astronomical instruments and measuring techniques and includes the study and observation of the solar system, stars, and galaxies. Lecture 3 hours. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

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