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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 of the first comprehensive star catalog of ...

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A general survey of Hipparchus's life and an appreciation of his achievements, along with a detailed study of the fragments of his criticism of Eratosthenes, is in ...

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Jun 1, 2016 ... Hipparchus was a Greek astronomer and mathematician. This biography profiles his childhood, life, achievements and timeline.

www.britannica.com/biography/Hipparchus-Greek-astronomer

Hipparchus: Nicaea, Bithynia [now Iznik, Turkey] after 127 bc Rhodes? Greek astronomer and mathematician who made fundamental contributions to the ...

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Hipparchus Biography - Early Life and Works Hipparchus, better known as Hipparchos was a Greek mathematician born in 190 BC. Not much is known about ...

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Hipparchus was one of antiquity's greatest scientists. A Greek ... One can only speculate about how many other Ancient Greek achievements are unknown to us .

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We drive most of our knowledge of Hipparchus' achievements in astronomy from the Almagest; and although Ptolemy obviously had studied Hipparchus' ...

abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/glossary/hipparchus.html

Hipparchus of Rhodes: Hipparchus, (b. Nicaea, Bithynia--d. after 127 BC, Rhodes?), Greek astronomer and mathematician who discovered the precession of the ...

astro.wsu.edu/worthey/astro/html/lec-greeks.html

Sep 11, 2000 ... Hipparchus (c. 194-120 B.C.): The first great observational astronomer compiled a catalog of positions and brightnesses of 1080 stars as well ...