AST101H1: The Sun and Its Neighbours


Our place in the Universe. Phenomena we see in the sky. What we know about the Sun, the planets and comets, and the formation of the solar system – and how we know it. What makes planets suitable for life. Finding out about the nearest stars and their planets. This course is intended for students with no science or engineering background.


AST121H1, AST221H1. Also excluded are CIV100H1, CIV101H1, CIV102H1, any 100- or higher-series CHM/PHY courses taken previously or concurrently (with the exception of PHY100H1, PHY101H1, PHY201H1, PHY202H1, PHY205H1, PHY207H1, CHM101H1)

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Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)