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2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

ASTR 26400 - Descriptive Astronomy: Stars And Galaxies

A descriptive, non-mathematical course in astronomy intended for non-physics majors. Topics include properties of stars; stellar birth and death; the Hertzsprung-Russel diagram; main sequence stars; binary systems; stellar clusters; red giants and white dwarfs, nova and supernova; neutron stars and black holes; galaxies and the cosmological red shift.

Cr. 3.
Class 2, Lab. 2.