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ASTR 233: Astrophysics II

A study of galactic and extragalactic astronomy with an emphasis on the physical principles underlying the observed phenomena. Topics include the structure and dynamics of the Milky Way Galaxy and other galaxies, the interstellar medium, quasars and active galaxies, clusters and superclusters, and cosmology. Prerequisite: Physics 228 or 231 or instructor permission
6 credits; NE, QRE; Not offered 2021-2022