AST 110 Colorado Night Sky III

1 Credit Hour • 15 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Develops an appreciation of and competence in observational astronomy with the naked eye or small telescope. Introduces the use of images from major telescopes and spacecraft as a tool for experiencing the night sky. Special emphasis will be placed on the World Wide Telescope and what it has to offer. Rare observations such as supernovae, comets and solar activity will also be covered. Advanced tools of telescope astronomy and astrophotography may also be discussed. Emphasis is on observation rather than theory.