ERTH 102/103A - Astronomy Lab

ERTH 102 - Emphasizes night-time observation of the stars, galaxies and constellations with real-time observations. Simulation programs are used to graphically examine astronomical phenomena. Celestial navigation, motions of the earth and moon, and study of the celestial sphere emphasized.

ERTH 103 - Use of planetarium and observatory to illustrate constellations, celestial motions, and to observe stars, planets, and deep sky objects. Emphasis for continuing students is on stars & constellations of the FALL sky, use of larger and more advanced telescopes, and in-depth observations of deep sky objects of the FALL sky.