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Astronomy 110: Survey of Astronomy

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This is the basic introductory course to astronomical science for nonscience students. The course examines the development of astronomy as a modern science. It provides a broad survey of astronomical topics including the solar system, the Sun and stars, our Milky Way galaxy, other galaxies, and introductory cosmology. It is taught by a variety of astronomers based at the Institute for Astronomy.

At least five sections of ASTR 110 are usually offered each semester

A glimpse of how the course was recently taught by one particular instructor is available here.