This course, which includes a lab, examines the formation of our solar system and the nature of our sun and planets and is intended for the student interested in astronomy or in order to fulfill the general education lab science requirements. Topics include the historical development of the science of astronomy. Formerly ASTR 110, The Solar System. Prerequisites: Appropriate placement score or grade of C or higher in MATH 74C or MATH 075; appropriate placement score or grade of C or higher in ENGL 087; or permission of the Science Division Chair or designee. Recommended: READ 088 or higher.