PHY 145 Observational Astronomy, 4 credits

An introduction to selected areas of astronomy including historical perspectives, current theories and knowledge, and experience in astronomical observations. Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours. Must be taken concurrently with Observational Astronomy Laboratory (PHY 145L). Students may not take both PHY 145 and PHY 141: Introduction to Astronomy, nor may they take PHY 141 and the Observational Astronomy Lab (PHY 145L).