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ASTR 102 201 (Web-Oriented Course)

Introduction to Stars and Galaxies

Modern stellar and extragalactic astronomy. Stars and stellar evolution from protostars to black holes; galaxies and quasars; cosmology. ASTR 200/205 rather than ASTR 102 are recommended for students who intend to pursue studies in Astronomy.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 2 (Jan 11, 2021 to Apr 14, 2021)

Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates

Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): January 22, 2021

Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : January 22, 2021
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
March 12, 2021

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
2 Mon Wed Fri12:0013:00
Instructor: STAIRS, INGRID

Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:39
Currently Registered:141
General Seats Remaining:39
Restricted Seats Remaining*:0
-  Select one Laboratory from sections L2A, L2B, L2C, L2D, L2E
-  Note: Students having completed Physics 12 are also eligible for ASTR 102. If, however, you experience difficulty in registering, please contact the undergraduate programme coordinator at

Book Summary :
Title Reqd/Opt/Rel Author ISB
++ Canvas Digital : Universe 11/E Full Etext W/ 1 Term Sapling Plus Required FREEDMAN / CANVAS / 211 9781319335663
++ Canvas Print: Stars & Galaxies 6/E (Ll) + Willo Flyer for Sapling Plus for Un FREEDMAN +++ 9781319355135