University of Calgary

ASTR 207 - Intro To Astr I-The Solar System - Fall 2015

A comprehensive, descriptive overview of the solar system covering how ideas have changed from ancient times to today. The latest discoveries. The electromagnetic spectrum; telescopes and detectors; laws of planetary motion; planets, asteroids, comets, and the Sun. Formation of the solar system. Extra-solar planets and the possibility of extraterrestrial life. Field trip to the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory.
This course may not be repeated for credit.

Hours

  • H(3-0)

Notes

  • Not open to students with credit in Astronomy 205 or 211. Not recommended for physical science majors.
Syllabus

Sections

This course will be offered next in Spring 2016.
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