Highland Community College

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PS 108 Astronomy (4)

Prerequisite: MAT100 or assessment

This course provides a qualitative introduction to the nature of the solar system and beyond. Course topics include the celestial sphere, astronomical observation techniques, planets, moons, asteroids, comets, the Sun, stars, pulsars, black holes, galaxies, and dark matter. The course is intended as a broad-based introduction to astronomy for students who are not majoring in science.