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Fall 2017
Jan 18, 2018
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AST 208 - Planetary Astronomy
Planetary Astronomy Fall Study Area IV Prereq.: MATH 101 or placement exam Study of the bodies of the solar system, their motions, compositions, and evolution. Topics will include physical laws of motion and radiation, comparison of the surfaces, atmospheres, and interiors of solar system objects, and the formation of the solar system. Three lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. This course is equivalent to ESCI 208 and credit will not be earned if this course has been previously taken.

4.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
2.000 Lab hours

Schedule Types: Independent Study, Lab, Lecture, Lecture/Lab

Geological Sciences Department

Course Attributes:
SA4- Natural Sciences w/ Lab, Science Engineering Tech Fee

Prereq for AST 208

General Requirements:
Course or Test: MATH 101 to 221
Required Courses: 1
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently.  )
MATH 30.00 to 99.00
May not be taken concurrently.  )
A07 550.00 to 800.00
May not be taken concurrently. )

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