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    Feb 05, 2023  
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ASTL 216 - Space Science II


0 Credits;
3 Lab Hours
This course covers the fundamental concepts in Space Science. Topics include: Multiple wavelength astronomy: radio, infrared, optical, UV, x-ray and gamma ray; stars: energy transport, magnitude and distance modulus; variable and binary stars, Hertzsprung-Russell diagram; interstellar medium, stellar structure and evolution; Milky Way galaxy: stellar distribution and population; galactic structure and evolution: active galaxies and quasars; Hubble’s law; large scale structure of the universe: galaxy clusters and cosmology. Part of the course may be held at the Hayden Planetarium of the American Museum of Natural History or the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Science.

Pre-requisite: MTH 202  



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