AST 1022L  Observational Astronomy Laboratory credits: 1

This is a laboratory course to provide those experiences in observation needed by the beginning astronomy student and the interested amateur. Topics will include astronomical coordinate systems, characteristics of telescopes, telescopic observation of celestial objects, astrophotography, and applications of desktop planetarium software.

Pre or Corequisite: AST 1002 or AST 1003 or Prerequisite: AST 1004