Physics (PHDI)

PHDI 2300  Astronomy  (3)  

Fundamental principles of astronomy. Includes theories of the origin of the universe and the solar system with emphasis on the structure and motions of the earth, the moon and its phases, eclipses, composition and motion of the sun and other star types, and galactic systems. Practical, naked-eye observations with the use of celestial maps. Some telescopic observations required. Falls and Springs. (SIDI)