ASTR 10 – Descriptive Astronomy

3 Units

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Recommended preparation: MATH 201 or 210D. Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in ASTR 1. Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Survey of astronomy at a descriptive level: Development of modern astronomy, light, astronomical instruments, the sun, formation and evolution of the solar system, the terrestrial planets, the Jovian planets, asteroids, comets, planets around other stars, and a brief survey of stars.


(Source: 2017-2019 Berkeley City College Catalog)