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Aristarchus (Ancient Astronomer) Encyclopedia Info
Aristarchus of Samos is an important ancient Greek astronomer. Aristarchus studied under Straton of Lampsacus, the successor of Theophrastos. Theophrastos ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/greeceastronomy/g/072909AristarchusofSamos.htm
Greece - Greek Astronomy - Measurement - Solar System - Ancient ...
Information on the Greeks' constellations, measurement, geometry, and the solar system.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/greeceastronomy/
Inventions and Discoveries of Ancient Greek Scientists
Ptolemy founded the Ptolemaic System of geocentric astronomy that held for 1400 ... "The Ancient Greek Astronomers: A Record of Remarkable Ingenuity," by  ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/sciencemedicine/tp/042810GreekScientificInventions.01.htm
Ancient Maya Astronomy - the Sun, Moon and Planets
The Ancient Maya were gifted astronomers who were interested in every aspect of their skies. They painstakingly charted the movements of the Sun, Moon, ...
http://latinamericanhistory.about.com/od/ancientlatinamerica/p/Ancient-Maya-Astronomy.htm
Astronomy 101 - Early History of Astronomy - Space and Astronomy
... been people. Here, in lesson 1, we look at the early history of astronomy. We'll look at ancient astronomers and their contributions to the history of astronomy.
http://space.about.com/cs/astronomy101/a/astro101b.htm
History of Astronomy & Space Exploration (Timeline)
The history of astronomy and space exploration timeline. ... Ancient History Through The Renaissance ... This was the primary astronomy text for 14 centuries.
http://space.about.com/od/astronomyspacehistory/a/timelinea.htm
10 Amazing, Interesting and Strange Astronomy Facts
10 Strange and Amazing Astronomy Facts ... Space/Astronomy Categories ..... African-American History · American History · Ancient/Classical History · Asian ...
http://space.about.com/od/humor/a/AstronomyFacts.htm
Ancient Civilizations and Astrology - About Astrology
Creation myths often came from observing the sky and seasons, with important rituals timed against an astronomical calendar. At Machu Picchu in Peru, for ...
http://astrology.about.com/od/thehistoryofastrology/a/AncientsStars.htm
Understanding Astronomy: Motion of the Stars
The magestic motions of the night sky were intimately familiar to ancient people. Today this familiarity has been lost (except by astronomy geeks), so you'll need ...
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Ancient Astronomical Observatories - About Archaeology
Ancient Star Watching - Prehistoric Observatories to Watch the Skies ... Stonehenge is arguably the best known ancient astronomical observatory in the world.
http://archaeology.about.com/od/archaeoastronomy/tp/astronomical_observatories.htm
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