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AS 182 - Stellar Astronomy

Credit Hours: 3

A one-semester course designed to serve as a follow-up to AS 180-181. Topics concerning stars and systems of stars will be discussed in much greater depth than in the previous course. The subject matter includes the use of star charts, the description of equipment used in observing the universe, a discussion of the principles developed by Kepler, Newton and Einstein, the study of the physical characteristics of stars, the evolution and demise of stars and galaxies and other systems of stars.
Prerequisites: Completion of AS 180 and AS 181 and/or participation in the Honors concentration or permission of the instructor.