Oct 24, 2019  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20
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PSC 1400 - Observational Astronomy Laboratory

Experience with telescopes and locating stars, planets, and deep-sky objects in the night sky. Also covers major constellations, seasonal variations, lunar cycles, and, when appropriate, eclipses and comets. Should be taken as ASTR 1400.

Credit Hours: 1
General Education Code: 2NS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Achieve basic understanding of the geometry of the night sky resulting from spatial relationships within the solar system.
  • Develop a basic understanding of the nature of planets, moons, stars, and galaxies.
  • Understand the purpose and principles whereby telescopes enable astronomical observations and discovery.

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