University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Spring 2018

Subject: Astronomy

ASTR 005 - Exploring the Cosmos

Survey of ancient astronomy, planets and moons, stars and their evolution, galaxies and quasars, and Big-Bang cosmology. Includes night sky observations.

ASTR 023 - Astr Lab I:Measuring the Sky

Measurements of the properties of the planets, stars, and galaxies using graphical analysis, computer simulations and photographs. Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment or credit in ASTR 005.

ASTR 177 - Spacecraft Astronomy

Survey of recent astronomical satellites such as Hubble, Chandra and Fermi LAT; their design, orbital characteristics, and findings. Prerequisites: ASTR 005; MATH 010 or equivalent.