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ASTR 103 –  Observational Astronomy (CRN: 89003) at  College of San Mateo for Fall 2024

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ASTR 103 Observational Astronomy Lab

Offered as an alternative to Astronomy 101. Students observe the moon, planets, and various star clusters, using CSM observatory 's telescopes. They will have the opportunity to image planets and observe stellar spectra, using the department's CCD cameras and Rainbow Optics eyepiece spectroscope. Use of the department's planetarium projector assists students in becoming familiar with the sky. Focus is on observational techniques. Extra supplies may be required.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Elementary Algebra or equivalent, or placement by other measures as applicable and completion of or concurrent enrollment in ASTR 100, ASTR 115 or ASTR 125
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5a
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B3), UC (IGETC Area 5C)

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Department: Astronomy

Number of Units: 1

JA - Laboratory/Studio/Activity
Meeting Date: 08/20-12/10
Meeting Time: 7:10pm-10:00pm
Days: T
Building: 36 Room: 0100
Instructor: Darryl Stanford
Critical Dates for this Course Date
Last day to add class August 27, 2024
Last day to drop with a refund August 27, 2024
Last day to drop without a "W" September 2, 2024
Last day to drop with a "W" November 13, 2024
Last day to change to Pass/No Pass Grading Option December 10, 2024
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