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Astronomy II-Stars and Galaxies

PHYS - 182

Credits: 4

Catalog Year: 2017

This course builds upon the concepts presented in PHYS 181. Covers the most recent findings as to the nature, origin, and evolution of the stars, galaxies, and the Universe itself. Distances and motions of the stars. Life cycles of stars. Latest findings about the cosmos. Laboratory work includes observatons with the unaided eye and the telescope, and analysis of more complex observations.