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    Shelton State Community College
  Nov 21, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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AST 220 - Introduction to Astronomy

4 Hours

Prerequisite: RDG 085  and ENG 092  or higher placement
This course covers the history of astronomy and the development of astronomical thought leading to the birth of modern astronomy and its most recent developments. Emphasis is placed on the coverage of astronomical instruments and measuring technologies, the solar system, the Milky Way galaxy, important extra-galactic objects, and cosmology. Laboratory is required.

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