AST 103: The Solar System
AST 103 is a descriptive introduction to our solar system from a historical and evolutionary perspective.
- Instructor: Paul Heckert, PhD
- Credit-granting Institution: Western Carolina University
- Credit Hours: 3
- Assignments: 11
- View a sample course syllabus.
- Zeilik, Astronomy: The Evolving Universe, 9th edition (2002), ISBN 978-0521800907
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- To complete one of the assignments, students will need access to one of the following: a small telescope, binoculars, sighting scope, or similar optical instrument.