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This course has multiple homework, exam, and lab components. Homework is divided into online assignments through Mastering Astronomy, due before class every Monday, and written homework, due every Wednesday at the start of class. Exams are divided into half-period quizzes held on September 17, October 15, and November 14, and a final exam, of the same format but twice the length, held on December 10, the last day of class. In addition you must complete a night observing lab.
Grading breakdown is as follows: