AST 103: The Solar System
AST 103 is a descriptive introduction to our solar system from a historical and evolutionary perspective.
Zeilik, Astronomy: The Evolving Universe, 9th edition (2002), ISBN 978-0521800907
You can find information on how to purchase textbooks and required materials on the Textbooks page of the Friday Center website.
To complete one of the assignments, students will need access to one of the following: a small telescope, binoculars, sighting scope, or similar optical instrument.
- Instructor: Paul Heckert, PhD
- Credit-granting Institution: Western Carolina University
- Credit Hours: 3
- Number of Assignments: 11
- View a sample course syllabus for the online course.