ASTRO 105 - The Cosmos Through the Constellations
Winter 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Astronomy (ASTRO)
Department: LSA Astronomy
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS, QR/2
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

Explore the universe by examining notable astronomical phenomena associated with individual constellations. We will look at what these objects are, how they formed, and the roles of light, energy, and gravity. This course also introduces mythology linked to the origin of the constellations and celestial cartography. We will typically explore one constellation per lecture, focusing on the nature of astronomical objects of which a prototypical example is found in the featured constellation. This course is intended for non-majors.

Intended Audience:

A basic high school math and science background is recommended.

Class Format:

Tuesday lectures will be asynchronous by default, but with optional Tuesday meetings on certain TBD dates. Thursday lectures will be in-person.

Schedule

ASTRO 105 - The Cosmos Through the Constellations
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
27774
Open
21
 
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TuTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: Tuesday lectures will be asynchronous by default, but with optional Tuesday meetings on certain TBD dates. Thursday lectures will be in-person.
002 (DIS)
 In Person
27775
Open
7
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: Tuesday lectures will be asynchronous by default, but with optional Tuesday meetings on certain TBD dates. Thursday lectures will be in-person.
003 (DIS)
 In Person
27777
Open
4
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Tuesday lectures will be asynchronous by default, but with optional Tuesday meetings on certain TBD dates. Thursday lectures will be in-person.
004 (DIS)
 In Person
27778
Open
4
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: Tuesday lectures will be asynchronous by default, but with optional Tuesday meetings on certain TBD dates. Thursday lectures will be in-person.
005 (DIS)
 In Person
27779
Open
6
 
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F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: Tuesday lectures will be asynchronous by default, but with optional Tuesday meetings on certain TBD dates. Thursday lectures will be in-person.

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