Astronomy

Course and laboratory work in astronomy explores the physical and observational background of such topics as the history of astronomy, naked eye observations, the planets and moons, the origin of the solar system, stellar classification, stellar evolution, galactic astronomy, and cosmology, with an emphasis on the quantitative nature of modern astronomy.

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Astronomy
100 West College Street
Granville, OH 43023
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740-587-6223

Dan Gibson

Director of Oak Ridge Science Semester, Professor & Chair (Physics)

Cathleen Geho

Academic Administrative Assistant
astronomy

Astronomy students and community members enjoy utilizing the Swasey Observatory telescopes, which are fitted for astrophotography, and the Olin Planetarium computer-controlled Zeiss ZKP3 planetarium projector.

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