PLANETARY ASTRONOMY
Session
Regular Academic Session
Class Number
4753
Career
Undergraduate
Units
3 units
Grading
UNDERGRADUATE GRADING
Description
A course for science majors and minors focusing on methods of scientific inquiry as well as specific topics. Planetary formation both around our Sun and around other stars, planetary interiors and surface processes, and atmospheres. Primitive surfaces, cratering, volcanism, tectonism, origin and evolution of planetary atmospheres. The course may include an observational segment (e.g., sketching the planets through a telescope) and field trips to local sites of geological interest. Prerequisites: ASTR 161 or GEOL 121 and PHYS 211 (or PHYS 241).
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Class Details
Instructor(s)
Alexander D. Storrs
Meets
TuTh 12:30PM - 1:45PM
Dates
08/26/2019 - 12/17/2019
Room
SM0504
Campus
Main Academic Campus
Location
On Campus
Components
Lecture Required
Class Availability
Status
Open
Seats Taken
4
Seats Open
20
Class Capacity
24
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
5