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ephemeris.com Early History of Astronomy - Mesopotamia ephemeris.comHistory of Astronomy NASA/JPL Home Ephemeris Solar System History Space & Time Software Books Links Feedback ephemeris - Latin, originally from the Greek ephémeros, -on, daily. An almanac of the daily motions of the planets and stars. ephem
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you are here > Famous Astronomers Great Astronomers Thales (624-547 B.C., Ionian) was a Greek philosopher who traveled widely in Mesopotamia and Egypt, and brought astronomical records from these cultures back to Greece. He believed that the Earth is a disk floating on an endless ocean. Legend has it that he correc
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History of Astronomy: Early Man -> little recorded information on early mans impression of the heavens, some drawings of eclipses, comets, supernovae such as the Pueblo Petrograph. Early man was frightened/overwhelmed by the sky Early man also believed that the heavens held power over earthy existence (psychology of t
Astronomy is the oldest of the natural science s, dating back to antiquity , with its origins in the religious , mythological , cosmological , calendrical , and astrological beliefs and practices of pre-history vestiges of these are still found in astrology , a discipline long interwoven with public and governmental as



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