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Astr 110G Introduction to Astronomy
Credit hours: 4


Course Level: Undergraduate

Institution:New Mexico State University – Alamogordo

Pre-requisites: n/a

Course Description: A survey of the universe. Observations, theories, and methods of modern astronomy. Topics include planets, stars and stellar systems, black holes and neutron stars, supernovas and gaseous nebulae, galaxies and quasars, and cosmology. Emphasis on physical principles involving gravity, light and optics (telescopes). Generally non-mathematical. Laboratory involves use of the campus observatory and exercises designed to experimentally illustrate principles of astronomy. This lecture/lab course satisfies the New Mexico Common Core Area III: Lab Sciences requirement.

Course Syllabus:n/a

Instructor Vitae:n/a


Method of Instruction: Online; Facilitated through CANVAS (LMS). Information will be emailed to through student's college email regarding login. NMSU-A online courses have completed Quality Matters review.

Campus visits required: 0

Course Contact: Sarah Cerra

Email: scerra@nmsu.edu


Terms offered:


Other Considerations: No textbook required


Available Seats by Semester for this course:



Section: A20
Instructor:Rob Klinger

Class Start Date:Jan-17-18
Class End Date:May-11-18
Seats:0 / 5
Seats return deadline:Jan-12-2018

Funding to develop this project was provided in part by the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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