ASTR-100 - Astronomy

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 90 hours Prerequisites: None Delivery Method: On-campus Cost: $365.28 Lab Fees: $83.73 Total: $449.01 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/ASTR100.pdf

This course presents an overview of historical and modern astronomical knowledge. Topics include telescope design, astronomical methods, the life cycle of stars, Nuclear reactions, Black Holes and Neutron stars, the formation of solar systems, and the planets in our solar system. The accompanying lab introduces students to night sky observation and real-world experience with astronomical photography.