May 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AST 210 Backyard Astronomy (3 credits)

Hours: 2 classroom + 2 lab/studio
Prerequisite(s): MAHD 099 , AST 110  or AST 115 .
Taught: Variable, check with department
Introduction to observational astronomy, including naked-eye observing, observing with binoculars, and telescopic observing. Topics such as amateur astronomy, star charts, coordinates, time, binoculars, telescopes, eyepieces, filters, mountings, site selection, observations of solar system objects, deep-sky observations, astrophotography and imaging may also be included.
Repeatable: No



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