Astronomy | General Astronomy 2
A202 | ALL | Pierce
This course is a sequence to A201 and is an introduction to modern astronomy
and astrophysics, including basic principles of mechanics, optics, and
radiation. Topics include solar system, stars, interstellar matter,
galaxies, cosmology, and observational astronomy from radio to gamma rays.
College algebra and trigonometry or high school equivalent is needed. There
is one required text for this course. This course fulfills the natural and
mathematical science requirements.