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written by Kwong-Sang Cheng, Hoi-Fung Chau , and Kai-Ming Lee
This is a traditional course website for teaching the universe in two semesters to college students who are non-science majors.  It contains lectures which have imbedded illustrations, images, and animations, as well as related links.  There are associated texts:  J.M. Pasachoff, Astronomy: From the Earth to the Universe, 5th ed., (Saunders, 1998); J.M. Pasachoff, Contemporary Astronomy, (Saunders, 1989); M.A. Seeds, Foundations of Astronomy, 4th ed., (Wadsworth, 1997); M. Zeilik, Astronomy: The Evolving Universe, 7th ed., (Wiley, 1994); and E. Chaisson and S. McMillan, Astronomy today, 3rd ed., (Prentice Hall, 1999).  The site was developed by Kwong-Sang Cheng, Hoi-Fung Chau and Kai-Ming Lee, University of Hong Kong.  The site is in English.

Topics included in the first semester:  observational aspect of astronomy and our solar system.  Topics included in the second semester: the Sun, stars and stellar evolution, galaxies, and cosmology.
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K. Cheng, H. Chau, and K. Lee, (2002), WWW Document, (http://www.physics.hku.hk/~nature/notes/index.html).
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K. Cheng, H. Chau, and K. Lee, Astronomy Lecture Notes From the University of Hong Kong, (2002), <http://www.physics.hku.hk/~nature/notes/index.html>.
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Cheng, K., Chau, H., & Lee, K. (2002). Astronomy Lecture Notes From the University of Hong Kong. Retrieved October 24, 2014, from http://www.physics.hku.hk/~nature/notes/index.html
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Cheng, K, H. Chau, and K. Lee. Astronomy Lecture Notes From the University of Hong Kong. 2002. http://www.physics.hku.hk/~nature/notes/index.html (accessed 24 October 2014).
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Cheng, Kwong-Sang, Hoi-Fung Chau, and Kai-Ming Lee. Astronomy Lecture Notes From the University of Hong Kong. 2002. 24 Oct. 2014 <http://www.physics.hku.hk/~nature/notes/index.html>.
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