Hipparchus of Nicaea was a Greek astronomer, geographer, and mathematician.
He is ... His other reputed achievements include the discovery and measurement
of Earth's precession, the compilation ...
The Greek astronomer Hipparchus (active 162-126 B.C.) discovered the .... A
general survey of Hipparchus's life and an appreciation of his achievements,
~"He was the first Greek to develop quantitative and accurate models for the
motion of the Sun ... What is the Contribution of hipparchus to trigonometry?
Hipparchus, (b. Nicaea, Bithynia--d. after 127 BC, Rhodes?), Greek astronomer
and mathematician who discovered the precession of the equinoxes, calculated ...
Apr 2, 2013 ... Hipparchus of Nicea (190 BCE - 120 BCE) was an ancient Greek ... many of his
achievements in astronomy remained widely accepted for 17 ...
We drive most of our knowledge of Hipparchus' achievements in astronomy from
the Almagest; and although Ptolemy obviously had studied Hipparchus' ...
Dec 31, 2015 ... Hipparchus of Rhodes is considered the greatest astronomical observer in ... For
all his accomplishments, his early life is mostly a mystery.
Hipparchus Research Papers examine the first great observational astronomer,
and his accomplishments.
Date, Name, Nationality, Major Achievements. 35000 BCE ... 190-120 BCE,
Hipparchus, Greek, Develop first detailed trigonometry tables. 36 BCE, Mayan ...
catalogue in which stars Eric Weisstein's World of Astronomy were classified in "
magnitudes" according to their brightness. Hipparchus found the distance to the ...