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:

2017 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 4041 MWF
13:00 - 13:50
Ginsberg,Edward S S01-0006
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/05/2017
Capacity: 70
Enrolled: 20
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites:
Course Attributes: Distribution Area : Natural Sciences