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PHYS 1901 [0.5 credit] Planetary Astronomy

Description of the known stellar, galactic and extra-galactic systems together with the instruments used to study them. Modern ideas concerning the structure, origin and evolution of our own planet. Formation of the Moon - Earth system. Study of the planets in our solar system.
Precludes additional credit for PHYS 2203.
Lectures two and one-half hours a week.