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    Erie Community College
  Jan 18, 2018
Fall 2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AS 182 - Stellar Astronomy

Credit Hours: 3

This course is designed to meet the needs of honor-level students or students who have completed AS180/181. Students who have a particular interest in the stars are also welcome. This course stresses the location and observation of common constellations. The contributions of Kepler, Newton, and Einstein are discussed as they apply to stars and systems of stars. The course ends with a discussion of the evolution of stars.

Fulfills SUNY General Education -- Natural Sciences.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • provide basic information about the stars and deep-space phenomena;
  • evaluate current literature about the heavens; and
  • locate constellations, stars, and deep-space objects in the heavens.

Prerequisites: Completion of AS 180 and AS 181 and/or participation in the Honors concentration.
Cycles (C)