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Astronomy introduces physical models for gravity and light and then builds on our understandings of these phenomena to interpret the motions, properties and histories of celestial objects that range from nearby planets and stars to distant galaxies and the Universe itself.

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Astronomy (ASTR 1110) is currently being offered in a lecture format and uses resources posted on this website (syllabus, course resources and student scores) as well as a companion Etudes site (writing assignment articles). More information about how to login to Etudes so that you can access materials there is available on the COS Etudes Student Help page.