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2008-2010 Catalog 
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AS 180 - Astronomy

Credit Hours: 4

A one-semester course designed to acquaint the student with the solar system and selected topics from studies of the stars and nebulae. Topics include the beginnings of astronomy, Ptolemy to Newton, earth and moon system, tools and methods of the astronomer, planets and satellites, comets and meteors, stars, stellar systems, galaxies and cosmology.
Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: AS 181.
Concurrent registration in AS 181 required.