ASTR 117A - Astrophysics I
Physical and observational foundations of astronomy and astrophysics. Celestial coordinates, telescopes, astronomical observations, orbital motion, physics and chemistry of planetary systems; introduction to stellar physics. Computer models and simulations may be used.
Prerequisite(s): PHYS 52 and MATH 32 or MATH 32X with a “C-” or better.
Grading: Letter Graded
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