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This course has multiple homework, exam, and project components. Homework is divided into online assignments through Mastering Astronomy, due before class every Friday, and written homework, due every Monday and Wednesday except the first day of class and July 4. Exams are divided into half-period quizzes held every Friday and a final exam, of the same format but twice the length, held on July 6, the last day of class. In addition you must complete a night observing lab.
Grading breakdown is as follows: