Units:4 Stellar structure and evolution, including black holes, white dwarfs, and neutron stars. Formation of solar systems, celestial mechanics. Physics of planetary interiors and atmospheres. Phenomena and techniques of optical astronomy. Division: Upper Division Requisites: Pre-requisite: PHYX 211. Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs. Laboratory 3 hrs.