ASTRO 105 - The Cosmos Through the Constellations
Fall 2020, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Astronomy (ASTRO)
Department: LSA Astronomy
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS, QR/2
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

Tour the constellations visible this season, and explore topics in both basic and frontier astronomy by examining notable astronomical phenomena associated with these star patterns. We will explore: what these objects are; how they formed; and the roles of light, energy, and gravity. This course also relates mythology linked to the origin of the constellations and discusses celestial cartography.

Course Requirements:

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Intended Audience:

A basic high school math and science background is recommended.

Class Format:

Lecture videos and planetarium video demonstrations

Schedule

ASTRO 105 - The Cosmos Through the Constellations
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 Online
33152
Open
16
 
-
TBA
Note: Lecture and discussion sections will be pre-recorded and made available asynchronously. We will also have weekly optional, synchronous Q&A sessions.
002 (DIS)
 Online
33153
Open
6
 
-
TBA
Note: Lecture and discussion sections will be pre-recorded and made available asynchronously. We will also have weekly optional, synchronous Q&A sessions.
003 (DIS)
 Online
33154
Closed
0
 
-
TBA
Note: Lecture and discussion sections will be pre-recorded and made available asynchronously. We will also have weekly optional, synchronous Q&A sessions.
004 (DIS)
 Online
33155
Open
6
 
-
TBA
Note: Lecture and discussion sections will be pre-recorded and made available asynchronously. We will also have weekly optional, synchronous Q&A sessions.
005 (DIS)
 Online
33156
Open
4
 
-
TBA
Note: Lecture and discussion sections will be pre-recorded and made available asynchronously. We will also have weekly optional, synchronous Q&A sessions.

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