Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students

ASTR 106 - Foundations of Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies


Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: No prerequisites
Corequisite: ASTR 156 

The scientific and historical development of Astronomy, concentrating on the study of stars and galaxies. Topics include our place in the Universe, the history of Astronomy, the Earth-Sun-Moon system, stellar properties, classification of galaxies, evolution of normal and large stars, neutron stars and black holes, cosmology.