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2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASTR 105 - The Solar System

2019-2020 Catalog Year

Credit(s): 3
Lecture: 3
Non-Lecture: 0
This course is an introduction to the solar system. Topics studied will include the motions of the night sky, the historical and scientific underpinnings of the Copernican revolution, and a look at our modern understanding of the bodies that make up our solar system, including planets, dwarf planets, moons, asteroids, comets. The course will also explore how and what we know about planetary bodies orbiting other stars.

Corequisite(s): ASTR 106  or permission of instructor.
Offered: Every fall

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