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ASTR 101 Astronomy Laboratory

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Course Description

Constellation identification, understanding of right ascension and declination, and basic astronomical measurements of our moon, planets, stars, and universe. Telescopic and naked eye observations will be assigned. Develops awareness of the scientific method and how to apply it to specific problems and their solutions.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: MATH 110 and completion of or concurrent enrollment in, ASTR 100 or 115 or 125 (ASTR 115 and 125 are offered at College of San Mateo), or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B3), UC (IGETC Area 5C)