Mar 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

ASTR 102L - Introduction to Astronomy Lab II: Our Place in Space

Credit Hours: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 2

In this course, students will learn how to use robotic telescopes in the Chilean Andes and around the world, and use these telescopes to observe planets, dwarf planets, moons, asteroids, binary and variable stars, supernovae, star-forming regions, star clusters, and galaxies. Through these observations, students will explore the following topics: the seasons, the Galilean revolution, the cosmic distance ladder, the Great Debate, dark matter, Hubble’s Law, and dark energy.
Corequisite: ASTR 102