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Observational Astronomy

Subject: ESC
Course Number: 140
Credits: 0 Credits
Available Online: No
The course emphasizes the observational nature of astronomy. Observations are made of the moon, sun, stars and planets. Observations are made using star charts, computer programs, telescopes, 35 mm cameras and digital cameras. The course considers historical and modern astronomy, with special emphasis on the use of the Internet and current astronomy literature. Observations result in information on the location, motion and features of each of these objects.
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