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ASTR 301 : Observational Astronomy Laboratory

Prerequisites: ASTR 115 or ASTR 300 with grade of C or better; MATH 199 [formerly MATH 109] or equivalent.
Description: Principles and practice of astronomical observation including telescope design and operation, and coordinate and magnitude systems. Observations of the night sky, planets, stars, and nebulae using determination of stellar masses, and evidence for dark matter. Classwork, 1 unit; laboratory, 1 unit.
Units: 2
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