May 22, 2018  
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2017-2018 
    
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2017-2018

PHSC 123 - Astronomy


3 credits (2 lecture, 2 lab)
This is a descriptive, introductory course in astronomy for Liberal Arts students. An overview of the history of astronomy and descriptions of the sky, our moon, the planets of our solar system, the sun, other stars, stellar evolution, and the Milky Way, are included. The College’s 14-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope is used for solar and night-time observations.