Stellar Astronomy

Course Description

An analysis of the physical principles, logic, and development of stellar astronomy from ancient times to the present, with emphasis on recent developments. The relationship of Earth to its deep-space environment and contrast the Sun to other types of stars will be examined. The organization in space and time of the hierarchy of the cosmos from stellar systems through the universe on its largest observable scale, and investigate the observational strategies and equipment that are used to investigate it will be synthesized.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
25461 ASTR 10 61 M·W···· 06:30 PM-08:45 PM Eric Peterson 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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