Astronomy: Solar System - NAS 131 at Virginia Western Community College


         
 
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NAS 131 - Astronomy: Solar System
Introduces astronomy of the solar system, including the Sun, planets, their satellites, and other solar system objects. Includes discussions of the development of astronomy through the ages, recent discoveries, and experience with the types of mathematical exercises and observational skills essential for an understanding of the fundamental principles of solar system astronomy. Assignments require fluency in arithmetic, unit conversion, basic algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. This course is cross-listed with PHY 141. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

Schedule at Virginia Western Community College

Not scheduled
Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
41352 NAS 131-11 0
 M W F 
10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
2024-08-26 Main P
41353 NAS 131-11L 4
  Tu    
2:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
2024-08-26 Main P
Enrolling in this in-person lab automatically registers the student in NAS 131-11 lecture.
See College Catalog for course requisite(s).
41924 NAS 131-12 0
 M W F 
1:00 p.m.-1:50 p.m.
2024-08-26 Main P
41925 NAS 131-12L 4
  Tu    
10:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
2024-08-26 Main P
Enrolling in this in-person lab automatically registers the student in NAS 131-12 lecture.
See College Catalog for course requisite(s).
Not scheduled
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