Jun 13, 2024  
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 
    
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

ASTR 1010L - Introduction to Solar System Astronomy Laboratory

1 credit hour(s)
Pre- or corequisite: ASTR 1010  
Recommended:   
This is an optional laboratory course for the exploration of the principles and phenomena discussed in the Introduction to Solar System Astronomy lecture course. This course includes laboratory activities (indoor and outdoor) investigating the properties of the objects within our Solar System in addition to an analysis of Solar System phenomena. Topics include measuring the properties of Solar System objects (their sizes, distances, etc.), analyzing their motions, developing an understanding of the observational effects of Earth’s own motion, and an introduction to the methods employed by astronomers to make new discoveries.*A working knowledge of basic algebra will be useful in this course.

Note(s):
  • 45 lab hours
  • Previously ASTR 1092. Read more.