The History and Practice of Ancient Astronomy

Birth of astronomy -- Celestial sphere -- Some applications of spherics -- Calendars and time reckoning -- Solar theory -- Fixed stars -- Planetary theory -- Frequently used tables -- Appendix : patterns for models.

The History and Practice of Ancient Astronomy

The History and Practice of Ancient Astronomy

Birth of astronomy -- Celestial sphere -- Some applications of spherics -- Calendars and time reckoning -- Solar theory -- Fixed stars -- Planetary theory -- Frequently used tables -- Appendix : patterns for models.

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The History and Practice of Ancient Astronomy
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: James Evans
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-10 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Birth of astronomy -- Celestial sphere -- Some applications of spherics -- Calendars and time reckoning -- Solar theory -- Fixed stars -- Planetary theory -- Frequently used tables -- Appendix : patterns for models.
Ancient Astronomy
Language: en
Pages: 518
Authors: Clive L. N. Ruggles
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Long before astronomy was a science, humans used the stars to mark time, navigate, organize planting and dramatize myths. This encyclopaedia draws on archaeological evidence and oral traditions to reveal how prehistoric humans perceived the skies and celestial phenomena.
Ancient Astronomy, Modern Science and Sacred Cosmology
Language: en
Pages: 16
Authors: John Wood (Writer on Finance.)
Categories: Astronomy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1882 - Publisher:

Books about Ancient Astronomy, Modern Science and Sacred Cosmology
Ancient Astronomy and Celestial Divination
Language: en
Pages: 378
Authors: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: MIT Press

This volume presents recent work on Babylonian celestialdivination and on the Greekinheritors of the Babyloniantradition.
Ancient Astronomy
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Isaac Asimov
Categories: Astronomy, Ancient
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher:

Briefly describes beliefs of astronomers from ancient times to 1609, when Galileo's discoveries through the telescope gave birth to modern astronomy.

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