2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

ASTR 530 Astronomy and Astrophysics 1

A review of mechanics, electromagnetic radiation, and atomic structure in modern observational astrophysics. Solar system astrophysics--including an introduction to celestial mechanics and astronomical coordinate and time systems--are surveyed, and astronomical instruments are discussed. Prerequisite: ASTR 122; PHYC 122. Not open to students who have credit in ASTR 330.