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Introduction to Stellar Astronomy

by Harrisburg Area Community College

This course material is only available in the iTunes U app on iPhone or iPad.

Course Description

Physical features of stars, including the sun as a star, stellar distances and motion, evolution and star types, study of the Milky Way Galaxy and other galaxies. The course includes discussion of recently discovered phenomena such as quasars, pulsars, cosmic blackbody radiation, and infrared stars. It also includes a short unit on the solar system. Laboratory exercises allow students to gain familiarity with the science of astronomy.

You will NOT get any credit from taking this course in iTunes U though. You need to enroll as a regular or online student to receive credits. Please visit these web sites for more information.

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Great course

The instructor presents the material very well. A great way to refresh material I learned many years ago. I highly recommend this course.

A great course

I recommend this to anyone who is interested in what's "up there"!! The instructor makes everything clear and fun!!

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