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Course Description

Introduces principles of modern astronomy for nonscience majors, summarizing our present knowledge about the Sun, stars, birth and death of stars, neutron stars, black holes, galaxies, quasars, and the organization and origins of the universe. Offers nighttime observation sessions at Sommers-Bausch Observatory and class sessions at the Fiske Planetarium. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: natural science.

Professor Jack Burns, Ph.D.

Department of Astrophysical & Planetary Sciences

Office: Stadium Rm 120B
Office Hours: MW 11:00-12:00 pm or by appointment
Phone: 303-735-0963