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Historical Astronomy

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6 A collection of ideas that explain a phenomenon in a way that is consistent with laws, observations and experiments.
8 A theory that proposes the Sun to be at the center of the universe.
9 An apparent backward motion of a planet among the stars.
11 A group of stars forming a pattern that is traditionally named after its apparent form or identified with a mythological figure.
12 A theory that proposes Earth to be at the center of the universe.
14 A self-luminous celestial body.
15 The Average distance between Sun and Earth.
16 A celestial body moving in an elliptical orbit around a star.
21 Greek astronomer who based his astronomy on the belief that all heavenly bodies revolve around the earth.
22 Having a rotational or orbital movement that is the same as most bodies within a celestial system.
23 The highest point reached by a celestial or other object.
24 The galaxy containing the solar system.
26 The time at which the sun crosses the celestial equator, when day and night are of equal length.
1 The belief that the positions of the stars and planets as seen from Earth impact human events.
2 The theory about ones place in the universe.
3 The angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's equator, usually expressed in degrees and minutes.
4 The time when the sun reaches its highest or lowest point in the sky at noon, marked by the longest and shortest days.
5 A fairly bright star located within one degree of the north celestial pole, in the constellation Ursa Minor.
6 A way of writing numbers that are too big or too small to be conveniently written in decimal form.
7 The angle between the object and the observer's local horizon.
10 The central body of our solar system.
13 One who is specializes in astronomy.
17 Italian astronomer and physicist who was an outspoken advocate of Copernicus's theory.
18 A circle of constant longitude passing through a given place on the earth's surface and the terrestrial poles.
19 Polish astronomer who proposed a model of the solar system in which the planets orbit0 in perfect circles around the sun.
20 The distance that the light travels in one year.
22 Greek philosopher and mathematician.
25 German astronomer who discovered the laws of orbital motion.
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