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Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies

Division: Natural Science and Math

Department: Physics

Course: PHYS 1060

Title: Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies

Description: This is an introductory course designed to acquaint students with the night sky and the laws of science that govern heavenly bodies. The question How do we know? will lead students to learn more about stars, galaxies, and the universe itself. Application of physical laws and mathematical solutions to a variety of problems will lead to an understanding of how we know. Regularly scheduled night observations will be held each week. Naked eye observation and binocular observation will be emphasized with some use of telescopes. (Lab fee required)


Courses Taught Fall 2021

SectionScheduleInstructor
1060-001MWF10:30 am-11:20 amPugmire, Jon
1060-001T8:00 pm-10:00 pmPugmire, Jon
1060-002TH8:00 pm-10:00 pmSmith, Larry
1060-002MWF8:30 am-9:20 amSmith, Larry
1060-003W8:00 pm-10:00 pmPugmire, Jon
1060-003MWF2:30 pm-3:20 pmPugmire, Jon
1060-300W8:00 pm-10:00 pmFlinders, Andrew
1060-300TTH4:00 pm-5:20 pmFlinders, Andrew

Courses Taught Spring 2022

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