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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate 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. The Honors version of this course is HONS 159 . Students may not receive credit for both.
Prerequisite(s): A working knowledge of high school algebra is assumed.
Corequisite(s): ASTR 129L  
Course Frequency: Fall and Spring



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