Astronomy is the study of the sun, moon, stars, planets, comets, gas, galaxies, gas, dust and other non-earthly bodies < space.com>
What they do
Astronomers typically do duties that include developing and testing scientific theories, analysing data and writing research proposals. They also spend time composing scientific papers and presenting their findings to others in the field. Astronomers primarily work in offices. At times, they might be required to work in observatories or to travel internationally to facilities with specialized equipment. <study.com>
Modules to expect
Physical Science, Mathematics, Introduction to Astrophysics, Quantum Mechanics, the Solar System.
Careers related to Astronomy
Planetary Astronomer, Galactic Astronomer, Cosmologist, Engineer, Computer Programmer, Laboratory Technician, Science Writer.
Big Bang by Simon Singh.
The Great Astronomers by R.S Ball.
The Birth and Death of the Sun by George Gamow.
Neil Armstrong, Mark Shuttleworth, Galileo Galilei, Isaac Newton, Annie Jump Cannon