History of Astronomy. Astronomy is the study of e verything in the universe. astron = “star”; nomos = “law” or “arrangement of” Oldest Science Navigation, the North Star doesn’t “move” Predict seasons, Big Dipper – plant crops Timekeeping Keeping track of Time
Moon showing that both Earth &
Venus orbit the Sun.
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4 moons of Jupiter
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