First Catalogue of Stars and the First Map of the Skies?

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Hipparchus (or Hipparchos) is credited with developing the first catalog of the stars and map of the skies. He was a Greek astrologer and astronomer as well as a geographer and mathematician.
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The Sumerians and Egyptians certainly had star maps and catalogs, but these have been lost. The oldest star atlas that we have record of was compiled by the Greek-Egyptian astronomer
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Hipparchus (190-120 B.C. was an ancient Greek
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Probably the earliest was made in what is now modern Iraq, between the two rivers, the Tigris and the Euphrates. It is felt that there was a possible unlikely source for early descriptions
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stars in the sky are made up of childrens baby teeth falling out each star represents a child!
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Hipparchus was probably the first to discover the first catalog of the stars and the map of the skies. He was an astronomer from 147 to 127 BC. He is said to have ...
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