University of Calgary

ASPH 213 - Introduction To Astrophysics - Winter 2015

Fundamentals of modern astrophysics including observations and physical interpretation physical phenomena in the Universe. Topics include the nature of the Sun and stars, galaxies, and the interstellar medium; distances and motions in the universe; radiation and telescopes; celestial mechanics; stellar evolution. Minor laboratory exercises including one at the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory as circumstances permit.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-1T-1)


  • Credit for both Astrophysics 213 and Astronomy 213 will not be allowed. Recommended for science majors.


  • Physics 211 or 221 or 227 or Engineering 202.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2016.
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