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Introduction to Astronomy: Crash Course Astronomy #1

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Published on Jan 15, 2015

Welcome to the first episode of Crash Course Astronomy. Your host for this intergalactic adventure is the Bad Astronomer himself, Phil Plait. We begin with answering a question: "What is astronomy?"

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Table of Contents:
What is Astronomy? 3:00
Who Studies Astronomy? 3:50
Origins & Developments 6:52

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