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Venus – Approach with Extreme Caution

A tour of Venus from our night sky to the nightmarish surface of the planet
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Platform: Udemy
Price: $11.99
Video: 1h 5m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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Description

Venus – Approach with Caution
Venus is the closest planet to the Earth but could hardly be more different. Spacecrafts melt and are pelted with sulfuric acid rain as they streak to the surface of Venus in pitch black skies. 900 mile an hour winds blow as we try to explore this greenhouse of a planet. When studying Venus it is best to approach it with caution.
This Course Includes Great Bonus Lesson: What on Earth is Astronomy?
Venus – Approach with Caution
1. Objective
2. Warm-up activity
3. Venus through Earth’s history
4. Venus and its position in the Solar System
5. Phases of Venus
6. Superior and inferior conjunctions of planets
7. Planetary aphelion and perihelion
8. Eccentricity of orbits
9. The Venusian day
10. Retrograde motion
11. Terrestrial planets
12. Visible light
13. The Magellan spacecraft to Venus
14. The Solar System’s temperate zone
15. Venusian atmospheric and surface conditions
16. The Venera and Pioneer missions to Venus
17. Magnetic fields
18. Venusian geology and surface features
19. The Venus Express mission by the European Space Agency
20. Venusian transits and measuring distances within the Solar System
21. Parallax
22. Test questions
23. Cross-curricular activities
My name is Tony Ceraso and I will be your instructor. I sometimes run the planetarium and have written curriculum for the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. I have also written curriculum for NASA’s school visitation program and teach on the college level in NJ.
My goal is for you to thoroughly enjoy this lesson. I love astronomy and I want nothing more out of our time together than for you to have a greater appreciation for the universe through the understanding of this material. Besides the lesson I’m going to preview for you now, the course includes warm up activities, test questions, and cross-curricular activities for you to download as a supplement.

Requirements

• None

You will learn

✓ Venus is the closest planet to the Earth but could hardly be more different. Spacecrafts melt and are pelted with sulfuric acid rain as they streak to the surface of Venus in pitch black skies. 900 mile an hour winds blow as we try to explore this greenhouse of a planet. When studying Venus it is best to approach it with caution.
✓ Venus and it’s influence on Earth’s history and cultural lore
✓ Venus and it’s position in the solar system
✓ Phases of Venus in the night sky
✓ Superior and inferior conjunctions of planets
✓ Planetary aphelion and perihelion
✓ Eccentricity of planetary orbits
✓ The Venusian Day
✓ Retrograde motion
✓ The terrestrial planets
✓ Visible and invisible light
✓ Spacecrafts sent to explore Venus: Magellan, Venera, Pioneer, Venus Express
✓ The Solar System’s Goldilocks habitable zone
✓ Venusian atmospheric termoil
✓ Venus’s Nightmarish Surface Conditions
✓ The planet’s geology and surface feature including active volcanoes
✓ How Venus’s motion in front of the Sun helped us measure distances within the solar system
✓ What is a parallax?
✓ Warm-up Activity, Objective, Test Questions and Answers, Cross Curricular Activities

This course is for

• Anyone who want to know more about Astronomy

How much does the Venus - Approach with Extreme Caution course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $11.99. And currently there is a 40% discount on the original price of the course, which was $19.99. So you save $8 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $12.1 of 47 Astronomy courses. So this course is 1% cheaper than the average Astronomy course on Udemy.

Does the Venus - Approach with Extreme Caution course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Venus – Approach with Extreme Caution has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Venus – Approach with Extreme Caution course, but there is a $8 discount from the original price ($19.99). So the current price is just $11.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Tony Ceraso a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Tony Ceraso has created 25 courses that got 78 reviews which are generally positive. Tony Ceraso has taught 1171 students and received a 4.2 average review out of 78 reviews. Depending on the information available, Tony Ceraso is a TRUSTED instructor.

More info about the instructor, Tony Ceraso

Astronomy
Tony is the creator of the popular Home School Astronomy curriculum. He has a Master’s Degree in Education and has written astronomy curriculum for NASA and the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC where he helps run the planetarium.
He teaches at Camden County College and has presented astronomy material in hundreds of venues across the United States.

9.6

CourseMarks Score®

9.8

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Feedback

8.9

Content

Platform: Udemy
Price: $11.99
Video: 1h 5m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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