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Purdue University Northwest    
 
    
 
  Sep 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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ASTR 26400 - Descriptive Astronomy: Stars And Galaxies


Credit Hours: 3.00. A descriptive course in astronomy intended for non-physics majors. Topics include: properties of stars; stellar birth and death; the Hertzsprung-Russel diagram; main sequence stars; binary systems; stellar clusters; red giants and white dwarfs, nova and supernova; neutron stars and black holes; galaxies and the cosmological red shift. Typically offered Spring.



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