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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AST 251 Observational Astronomy

Lecture: 1 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Credits: 2
This course covers the operation of the telescope and related observatory equipment. Emphasis is placed on the use of the telescope and related observatory equipment, including techniques of data collection, measurements, and data analysis. Upon completion, students should be able to set up a telescope and use the coordinate system to locate objects, collect data, and make measurements with the telescope. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. Pre-requisite(s): AST 111  or AST 152 .