The courses on this page reflect Summer 2019 offerings.
Note: Courses are subject to change at the discretion of the University.
Earth, Moon, and Planets
ASTR S1403D3 points.
Prerequisites: Recommended preparation: a working knowledge of high school algebra.
May be counted toward the science requirement for most Columbia University undergraduate students. The overall architecture of the solar system. Motions of the celestial sphere. Time and the calendar. Major planets, the earth-moon system, minor planets, comets. Life in the solar system and beyond.