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ASTR 311. Solar System Astronomy

Credits: 3
Department: Astronomy
Description: Physical processes in the solar system. Application of physics to the study of the motions, atmospheres, structure, and composition of bodies in the solar system.
Prerequisites: PHYS 234
Semester Offered: Odd Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Discuss physical properties of solar system bodies.
2. Analyze physical formation properties of solar systems.
3. Describe mathematically and physically orbital motion and conditions for stability.

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