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ASTR 110L: Introduction to Astronomy Laboratory (1 credit)

Course Description

Demonstration of astronomical principles through laboratory observations and analysis of astronomical data. Not required for ASTR 110. (3 hours laboratory)

Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for or registration in ASTR 110 or consent of instructor.


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply the scientific method to a selected group of topics in astronomy.
  • Collect, report and analyze data obtained in a laboratory and/or observatory setting in a manner exhibiting organization, proper documentation and critical thinking.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the use of standard astronomical instruments.
  • Perform image analysis, especially as related to astronomical photographic data.
  • Identify environmental factors, which affect the outcome of an experiment or observation and apply basic error analyses techniques.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of computer on-line and Internet astronomical programs.

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page last updated: August 13, 2012

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