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Fall 2017
Nov 23, 2017
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ASTR 180 - Princ Of Astron I - University of Hawaii at Hilo
A survey of modern solar system astronomy, with emphasis on the underlying physical principles. Topics discussed include the celestial sphere and aspects of the night sky, the structure and evolution of the Sun's planetary system, comparative planetology, and theories of the formation of planetary systems. Intended for science majors and prospective science teachers. The student should have a good operational familiarity with high school algebra. If students desire to take ASTR 110, 180 and 181, they may receive credit for ASTR 110 only if it is taken prior to taking ASTR 180 and ASTR 181. Pre: Either Math 103, MATH 125, MATH 135, MATH 140, MATH 140X or equivalent, or concurrently enrolled in MATH 205 or higher.

3.000 Credit hours
45.000 Lecture hours

Schedule Types: Lecture

Natural Sciences Division
Natural Sciences Department

Math103+ or Concurrently 205+
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