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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue 
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PHY 111 - Naked-eye Astronomy and Archaeoastronomy

Detailed knowledge of the motions of the sun, moon, planets, and stars is used to understand ancient skywatching techniques, calendars, celestial lore, sky mythology, cosmological concepts and traditions; the impact of astronomy on the architecture, city planning and cultures of prehistoric societies: ancient European (Stonehenge), Babylonian, Egyptian, Mesoamerican, and Native North American. Occasional night viewings.

Credit Hours: 3

Course Repeatability: Course may not be repeated. Maximum Repeatable Hours: 3

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