Solar System Astronomy

Course Description

Analyze the physical principles, logic, and development of solar system astronomy from ancient times through the present. Examine earth and sky relationships, exploration of the solar system by spacecraft and earth-based methods, similarities and differences between Earth and other planets, theories of the origin of our planetary system, and properties of other stars' planetary systems. Includes multimedia planetarium demonstrations.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
00208 ASTR 4 3 ·T·R··· 04:00 PM-06:15 PM MASTRAPA, RACHEL PLT

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-09-23 to 2019-12-13.

Course Details

5 Units
Five hours lecture (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or ESL 5.
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