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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018

ASTR 3410 - Archaeo-Astronomy


Open to non-science students. Discussion of prescientific astronomy, including Mayan, Babylonian, and ancient Chinese astronomy, and the significance of relics such as Stonehenge. Discusses the usefulness of ancient records in the study of current astrophysical problems such as supernova outbursts. Uses current literature from several disciplines, including astronomy, archaeology, and anthropology. Prerequisite/corequisite: A 1000- or 2000-level ASTR course, or instructor permission.



Credits: 3