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Astronomy

Academic Department: Physical Sciences
Main Office: SMN 300
Phone Ext: 7510
Main Numbers: (415) 457-8811  /  (415) 883-2211
 
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About the Program

Will the universe expand forever? Is there life on other planets? How do stars form? These are only a few of the exciting questions confronting astronomers. The development of space observatories, the construction of large telescopes on earth, and the availability of large computers for data analysis and theoretical calculations has been accompanied by a rapid growth in the sophistication of this field.

Career Options
Astronomer/Astrophysicist, Astronomy Instructor, Director of Planetarium/Science Museums, Observatory Staff Member, Technical Staff Member

Department Phone: (415) 485-9549
Faculty

NameSend EmailOfficePhone
Everitt, David L David.Everitt@marin.edu SMN 332 7366
Farriss, Carl W wes.farriss@marin.edu SMN 126 7553
Grist, Gregory R gregory.grist@marin.edu SMN 126 7533
Hinds, John W john.hinds@marin.edu LC 23 7599
Serafin, Scott Vi scott.serafin@marin.edu SMN 333 7523
Current and Future Courses

TermSection (CRN)CourseDatesDaysTimeCampusRoomInstructor
Spring 2015 10349 ASTR 101 - Introduction to Astronomy 01/20/15-05/15/15 TR 08:10-09:30 KTD SMN 224 Farriss, Carl
10350 ASTR 101 - Introduction to Astronomy 01/20/15-05/15/15 MW 12:40-14:00 KTD SMN 226 Everitt, David
10351 ASTR 101 - Introduction to Astronomy 01/20/15-05/15/15 TR 12:40-14:00 IVC BLDG27 116 Hinds, John
11372 ASTR 101 - Introduction to Astronomy 01/20/15-05/15/15 M 18:10-21:00 KTD AU 101 Grist, Gregory
12078 ASTR 101 - Introduction to Astronomy 01/20/15-05/15/15 MW 11:10-12:30 KTD AU 133 Grist, Gregory
10352 ASTR 117L - Intro to Astronomy Lab 01/20/15-05/15/15 M 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 109 Grist, Gregory
10356 ASTR 117L - Intro to Astronomy Lab 01/20/15-05/15/15 R 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 225 Farriss, Carl
11187 ASTR 249A - Independent Study A 01/20/15-05/22/15 KTD Serafin, Scott

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