May 27, 2022  
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ASTR 12 - Astronomy Laboratory


1 unit
3 hours lab
Prerequisite: ASTR 20  or ASTR 20H  or ASTR 25  or ASTR 25H  with a minimum grade of C in prerequisite or concurrent enrollment
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

The astronomy laboratory provides students with an introduction to the observation of the sky with telescopes, binoculars, and the unaided eye. The student will become familiar with the principles of set up and operation of telescopes and use them to view the moon, the sun, planets, stars, star clusters, and nebulae. The student will use the principles of astronomy to interpret their observations. Students will also learn to identify the bright stars and major constellations visible in California.

Note: Students will receive UC credit if Astronomy 12 is taken concurrently with or after ASTR 20  or ASTR 25 .



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