Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies - PHY 142 at New River Community College

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PHY 142 - Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies
Introduces astronomy of the stars, including the Sun, celestial objects, stellar formation and death and cosmology, and the study of the universe as a whole. Includes discussions of the development of astronomy through the ages, recent discoveries and experience with the types of mathematical principles employed and the astronomical observational skills essential for an understanding of the fundamental principles of astronomy and cosmology. Assignments require fluency in arithmetic, unit conversion, basic algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. This course is cross-listed with NAS 132. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

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