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ASTR 405. Introduction to Planetarium Operation

Credits: 1
Department: Astronomy
Description: Use of the planetarium projector to show important sky motions, appearance of the sky from different places on the Earth, seasonal passage and bright constellations. Student will create and perform a planetarium program.
Prerequisites: ASTR 311 or equivalent or consent
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Operate and control the planetarium hardware, lighting, and sound system.
2. Prepare and present a planetarium show on a topic of current interest.
3. Develop engaging communication strategies for educational and outreach activities.

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