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SPST440 - Stars and Galaxies

 

This course is designed to familiarize students with celestial objects found beyond the Solar System. Students learn about the origin and evolution of stars and galaxies. Topics covered in the course include main sequence stars, red giants, white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes. Galaxy classification is also considered. Students have the opportunity to use the new APUS remote observatory for celestial observations.

 

Prerequisites

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Corequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 03/03/19 Winter 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials


Book Title: Stars and Stellar Evolution - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; links also provided in the classroom Lessons section
ISBN: 9782759803569
Publication Info: EDP Sciences
Author: DeBoer, Klaas
Unit Cost: $40.79
Electronic ISBN: N/A
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Book Title: Astronomy - e-book available online, links provided in the classroom Lessons section
ISBN: 9781938168284
Publication Info: OpenStax
Author: OpenStax
Unit Cost: $54.53
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A