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ASTRON 100

Exploring Universe


  • C1 - CPE Regular Semester Schedule (9/5-12/12)
  • Online

  • Gen Ed: 'PS'
  • Fee:  $1,928 ($482/credit, 4 credits)
  • 41133, Lecture 1

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  • Thomas Burbine
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Lecture: For nonscience majors. Introductory survey of astronomy. How we learn about the Universe and what we already know of it, how it originated, evolves, and its ultimate fate. Emphasis on modern research in solar phenomena, stellar evolution (including white dwarfs, neutron stars, pulsars, and black holes) and galaxy studies (including quasars).

Lab: Multiple sections.  For nonscience students.  Introduction to the night sky, telescopes, astronomical events, and celestial maps.  Visual and telescopic observations of the constellations, moon, planets, stars, an d other interesting astronomical objects.  Attendance is required. Gen.Ed.(PS)

Note: For online sections the lab activities are incorporated in the online class.


  • Last Day to:
  • Register 9/18, Drop 9/18, Withdraw 10/19

Refund Schedule:
Full refund through 9/18, 50% 10/19 (registration fee not refundable)
No refund after 10/19

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