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AST 101 - Solar System Astronomy

Description: The historical development of the physical laws and theories basic to the study of the solar system is studied. Physical characteristics of the earth, moon, planets and sun are discussed including findings of unmanned planetary exploration. Students are required to attend at least two evening observation sessions during the semester. Students gain a working knowledge of the operation of a telescope. (3 lecture, 3 laboratory hours) Lab fee applies. Note: A special Hybrid section of Solar System Astronomy may be offered each semester. This distance-learning course uses the internet, computers and other electronic media to complete the course assignments. Therefore, students must have access to a computer. Students will occasionally meet with the instructor on campus to perform laboratory experiments and take exams. Lab fee applies. Formerly SCI 105. Students who have completed SCI 105 will not receive credit for AST 101. SUNY GEN ED-GLAB; NCC GEN ED-LSCI. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 4
Department: Physical Sciences

AST 102 - Stellar & Galactic Astronomy

Description: The student is introduced to the historical development of theories basic to understanding the concepts of the universe beyond the solar system and studies the evolution of stars and galaxies in terms of observations. Included are discussions of quasars, pulsars, black holes and the Big Bang Theory. Students are required to attend at least two evening observation sessions during the semester. (3 lecture, 3 laboratory hours) Lab fee applies. Formerly SCI 106. Students who have completed SCI 106 will not receive credit for AST 102. SUNY GEN ED-GLAB; NCC GEN ED-LSCI. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 4
Department: Physical Sciences