ASTRĀ 0005. Introduction to Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe

Units: 3
Advisory: Completion of ENGL N with grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 lecture
General principles and fundamental facts of astronomy emphasizing stars, galaxies, and the universe. Includes historical developments of astronomy, basic principles of astronomical observations and analysis, and general concepts for interpreting the night sky with charts. Particular detail given to structure and evolution of stars, general characteristics of deep sky objects (star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies), large-scale structure of the Universe, and cosmology. (CSU, UC)