Laney College

Astronomy Courses

Astronomy Courses

Descriptive Astronomy

Course Number: ASTR 10

Units: 3

Class: 3 hours lecture (GR)
Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in ASTR 1.

Recommended preparation AT 201 or 210A-D Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC

Description: Survey of astronomy at a descriptive level: Development of modern astronomy, light, astronomical instruments, the sun, formation and evolution of the solar system, the terrestrial planets, the Jovian planets, asteroids, comets, planets around other stars, and a brief survey of stars.

AA/AS area 1 CS area B1 IGETC area 5A