Department Information

Chair:
Brice Smith
Bowers Hall, Room 342
Phone: 607-753-2821
Fax: 607-753-4973

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Course Detail

PHY 150 - Astronomy

A survey of modern astronomy. Topics include the moon and planets, the sun and other stars, stellar structure and evolution, neutron stars, pulsars, black holes, galaxies, quasars and cosmology. Some elementary algebra is used. Several evening observing sessions using telescopes may be scheduled depending on seeing conditions. (3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.