Introductory Astronomy: Observations of the Sky
ASTR140 (Liberal Arts) Introductory Astronomy: Observations of the Sky 4 hrs. 3 crs. This laboratory course introduces the fundamentals of astronomy such as: identifying constellations: the apparent motion of the sky, Sun, Moon and planets; the nature of light; gravity; the properties and life cycles of stars; and measuring astronomical distances. Laboratory, computer and planetarium exercises will be used, and at least one nighttime lab will be scheduled. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory.