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    College of Charleston
   
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog (as of 03-10-17) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASTR 129 Astronomy I (3)

An introduction to astronomy. Subjects covered are a brief history of astronomy, coordinates, time, the earth’s structure and motion, instruments used in astronomy, the moon, eclipses, comets, meteors, interplanetary medium, stars (binary, variable), star clusters, interstellar matter, galaxies and cosmology. Students who have passed HONS 390  (I), Honors Astronomy, first semester will not receive credit for ASTR 129.
Prerequisite(s): A working knowledge of high school algebra is assumed.
Co-requisite(s): ASTR 129L  
Course Frequency: Fall and Spring



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