ASTR-1000 (3) The Solar System

Examines principles of modern astronomy for nonscience majors, summarizing our present knowledge about the Earth, Sun, moon, planets, and the origin of life. Offers opportunities to attend nighttime observation sessions at Sommers-Bausch Observatory and Fiske Planetarium. Similar to ASTR 1010, without lab. Also similar to ASTR 1030. Formerly ASTR 1110. Students may receive credit for only one of ASTR 1000, 1110, 1010, or 1030. Meets MAPS requirement for natural science: nonlab. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: natural science.