Astronomy: Solar System

Astronomy: Solar System

NAS 131
Credit Hours: 4 CRN: 54258
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. Read Full Course Description
Semester: Fall 2023
Start Date: Aug 21, 2023 End Date: Dec 19, 2023
Community College: Piedmont Virginia
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