ASTRO 346. Introduction to Astrophysics.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: PHYS 222
Basic radiation theory; spectra. Observational determination of stellar properties; spectral classification. Binary systems. Stellar structure and evolution. White dwarfs, neutron stars, black holes. The Galaxy: structure and composition; the interstellar medium. Other galaxies; active galaxies; cosmology.