Astronomy I - NAS 131 at Virginia Western Community College


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NAS 131 - Astronomy I
Studies the major and minor bodies of the solar system, stars and nebulae of the Milky Way, and extragalactic objects. Examines life and death of stars, origin of the universe, history of astronomy, and instruments and techniques of observation. Part I of II. This course is cross-listed with PHY 141. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 3 hours per week. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours per week. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
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Schedule at Virginia Western Community College

Summer 2020

Not scheduled

Fall 2020

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
24850 NAS 131-V1 0
 M W F 
10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
2020-08-24 Virtual-Real Time WW
This is an online course with a specific meeting pattern. To participate in this class, you must be connected online during the dates and times specified in the class schedule. High-speed internet access is required.
Access to a personal computer and internet are required for this online course. Please note that access to on-campus computers and internet may be limited for the Fall 2020 semester. Students should plan to have access to a computer and internet outside of campus.
This course may require proctored testing as described in the course syllabus. A student may request an alternative proctoring method, but the student will be responsible for any additional fees associated with the alternative method.
See College Catalog for course requisite(s).
24851 NAS 131-V1L 4
  Tu    
2:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
2020-08-24 Virtual-Real Time WW
Enrolling in this lab automatically registers the student in NAS 131-V1 online lecture.

Spring 2021

Not scheduled
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