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Most Popular Schools by Degree Program » Physical sciences » Astronomy

Most Popular Schools for Astronomy Major & Degree Program

A general program that focuses on the planetary, galactic, and stellar phenomena occurring in outer space. Includes instruction in celestial mechanics, cosmology, stellar physics, galactic evolution, quasars, stellar distribution and motion, interstellar medium, atomic and molecular constituents of astronomical phenomena, planetary science, solar system evolution, and specific methodologies such as optical astronomy, radioastronomy, and theoretical astronomy.


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This list indicates the number of students that completed the Astronomy program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
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