Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies - NAS 132 at Virginia Western Community College

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NAS 132 - 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 PHY 142. 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

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Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
30812 NAS 132-11 0
 M W F 
10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
2025-01-13 Main P
30813 NAS 132-11L 4
11:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m.
2025-01-13 Main P
Enrolling in this lab automatically registers the student in NAS 132-11 lecture.
See College Catalog for course requisite(s).
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