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ASTR 1301 - Planetary Astronomy

Credit(s): 3
Lecture Hour(s): 3
Lecture Hours Schedule Type: Lecture
This course covers basic concepts of astronomy, with emphasis on our solar system. Topics include Newton’s laws and gravitation, the terrestrial and Jovian planets, comets, asteroids, the formation of the solar system, and extra-solar planets. This course stresses scientific explanation and uses mathematics, the language of science, whenever possible.

Prerequisite(s): Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 30-2 or equivalent and Physics 30 or equivalent or PHYS 1201 , all with minimum grades of 60% or C-. 
Note: Only one of ASTR 1101  and ASTR 1301 can be used for graduation purposes.

GNED Cluster 1 - Tier 2, General Science Option

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