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AST 208  Planets and Telescopes

Spring of every year
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 2   Lab Hours: 2
(PHY 183 or PHY 183B or PHY 193H or LB 273) and ((MTH 103 or concurrently) or (MTH 114 or concurrently) or (MTH 116 or concurrently) or (MTH 132 or concurrently) or (LB 118 or concurrently))
Recommended Background:
AST 207
Origin and nature of the solar system. Planets of the solar system and other star systems. Determination of time and celestial coordinates. Astronomical instruments and observational methods.
Semester Alias:
AST 303, AST 312
Effective Dates:
FALL 2013 - Open