Oct 18, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog (As of 09-20-21) 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog (As of 09-20-21)
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HONS 159 Honors Astronomy I (3)

An introduction to astronomy. Topics considered include a brief history of astronomy, coordinates, time, the earth’s structure and motion, astronomical instrumentation, the moon, eclipses, comets, meteors, interplanetary medium, stars, star clusters, interstellar matter, galaxies and cosmology. This is the Honors course version ASTR 129 . Students may not receive credit for both.
Prerequisite(s): This course assumes a working knowledge of algebra and trigonometry.
Corequisite(s): HONS 159L  
Course Frequency: Fall



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