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Descriptive Astronomy

This introductory course surveys the entire Universe while emphasizing the nature and process of physical science. Topics include the Earth-Sun-Moon system and night sky; Newton's laws of motion and gravitation; historical astronomy; electromagnetic radiation; spectroscopy; optics and telescopes; the formation and evolution of stars, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and the Universe as a whole; the Big Bang; and astrobiology. UC CREDIT LIMITATION: No credit if taken after ASTR 201.

Subject: ASTR
Units: 3

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