Academic Disciplines

Astronomy (AST)

Astronomy is the science of celestial objects, such as stars, planets, comets, and galaxies, and phenomena that originate outside the earth's atmosphere, such as auroras and cosmic background radiation. It is concerned with the evolution, physics, chemistry, meteorology, and motion of celestial objects, as well as the formation and development of the universe.

Astronomy is a discipline in the Liberal Arts Division division.

For additional information, please contact:
Liberal Arts Division
Astronomy 350B
2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: 775-445-4253

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