Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 2 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 1.5 Practicum/Lab hours and 1 Tutorial hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Physics and Engin Physics
Provides a first introduction to stellar astronomy. Topics include Kepler's laws, basic telescope properties, classification of stars, determination of stellar distances, stellar energy generation, and basic properties of white dwarfs, supernovae, pulsars and black holes.
Prerequisite(s): Physics 30 or PHYS 90; and (Mathemetics B30 and C30; or Foundations of Mathematics 30; or Pre-Calculus 30).
Note(s): Students with credit for ASTR 101.6 or ASTR 103.3 may not take this course for credit. This course was historically labeled ASTR 101 and then ASTR 103.
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