AST 103: The Solar System

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AST 103 is a descriptive introduction to our solar system from a historical and evolutionary perspective.

Required Materials:

  • Zeilik, Astronomy: The Evolving Universe, 9th edition (2002), ISBN 978-0521800907
  • To complete one of the assignments, students will need access to one of the following: a small telescope, binoculars, sighting scope, or similar optical instrument.

View a sample course syllabus.

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