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  1. One thing it was used for was the calendar. New months traditionally began when astronomers were able to see the new moon.

    2 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 01/02/2010

  2. His biggest contribution to astronomy was the law of gravity itself. It wasn't until gravity that people were ...

    7 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 29/06/2008

  3. ... was the science. There was Bio-logy, geo-logy, and astro-logy. Astronomy only means 'naming stars', astrology is the science of the stars. What we now call astronomers were all astrologers. Even...

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  4. ... website provides a good introduction to the flowering of astronomy during the Renaissance. -=-=-=-=- I hope this is helpful.

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  5. His theory, that the Earth was the center of the universe, became the standard western thought, until Copernicus and Galileo.

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  6. Improved the telescope and was the first to use it to observe the heavens. He discovered...

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  7. ...fall harvesting and the mid winter/ mid summer point in the year. This was done by careful astronomy observations of the position of the sun and certain stars on the...

    3 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 23/06/2012

  8. ...modern period. The latter began with Columbus in 1492, so it was underway for a century or more before good progress in astronomy got underway.

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  9. keeping track of the motions of the moon allows you to predict the best times to harvest and plant your crops. hence the term "harvest moon".

    4 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 19/11/2007

  10. ...as the Golden Age of India in mathematics, science, dialect, astronomy , religion, and the Indian philosophy. The Gupta Empire was invaded by the Huns in 535 CE. The Gupta is ...

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