Course Catalog


Introduction to Astronomy

Descriptive introduction to astronomy and astrophysics. Topics include introductory material on light, telescopes, and spectroscopy; properties of stars and stellar evolution, including the formation of stars, stellar energy cycles, red giants, white dwarfs, supernovae, neutron stars, and black holes; galactic structure; the expansion of the universe; cosmology; the past and future of the universe.

Offered in:

2016 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 1761 MWF
01:00 PM - 01:50 PM
Ginsberg,Edward S S02-0003A
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 09/06/2016 - 12/14/2016
Capacity: 70
Enrolled: 65
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites:
Course Attributes: Natural Sci Distribution