Astronomy Laboratory

ASTR141 (Liberal Arts) $ Astronomy Laboratory 3 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 of planets; the life cycles of stars; and measuring astronomical distances. Laboratory, computer and planetarium exercises will be used, and one nighttime lab may be scheduled. [Required Core: Life and Physical Sciences]