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ASTR 101 Astronomy Laboratory

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Use of planetarium for constellation identification, understanding of right ascension and declination, and basic astronomical measurements of our moon, planets, and stars. Occasional telescopic observations using CSM's observatory. With ASTR 100, ASTR 115, or ASTR 125, satisfies lab requirements for UC and California State Universities. Extra supplies may be required.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: MATH 110 and completion of or concurrent enrollment in, ASTR 100 or ASTR 115 or ASTR 125 .
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5a
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B3), UC (IGETC Area 5C)