Purchase Lab Manual
Textbook: The WVC Astronomy Lab Book is available for purchase on-line. Click on the link to the right to purchase your lab manual. It will be delivered to you in class.
There are a number of class related materials you will need for this course. With the exception of the star wheel, which is available at the Campus Book Store, you may pick up these items at Longs Drugs, Wallgreens, K-Mart, etc. Basic scientific calculators are less than $20. You do not need a graphing calculator for this class. It just needs to be able to handle scientific notation and calculate logs.
* Colored Pencils * Protractor
* Drawing Compass * Scientific Calculator
* Metric Ruler * Pencil
* Star Wheel (Planisphere)
These are REQUIRED
MATERIALS! Having these materials on hand insures that you can complete the lab
assignments within the allotted time period. You must have them with you for every class. If you don’t have them, this will be reflected in a lower laboratory score.