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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 ...

Hipparchus Facts - Biography - YourDictionary

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Born at Nicaea in Bithynia, Hipparchus studied astronomy, perhaps under .... A general survey of Hipparchus's life and an appreciation of his achievements, ...

Hipparchus biography - University of St Andrews

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Let us begin our detailed description of Hipparchus's achievements by looking at the only work which has survived. Hipparchus's Commentary on Aratus and ...

Hipparchus - University of Oregon

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

Hipparchus (astronomer) Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia ...

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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' ...

Hipparchus Research Papers on the First Great Observational ...

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Hipparchus Research Papers examine the first great observational astronomer, and his accomplishments. Purchase Custom College Philosophy Reserach ...

Hipparchus: Astronomer, Geographer, Mathematician.

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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 of Nicaea (ca. 190-ca. 120 BC) -- from Eric Weisstein's ...

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catalogue in which stars Eric Weisstein's World of Astronomy were classified in " magnitudes" according to their brightness. Hipparchus found the distance to the ...

Starry Messenger: Hipparchus Biography

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The Greek astronomer Hipparchus (second century B.C) is credited with introducing numerical data from observations into geometric models and discovering ...

Greek Astronomy - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Jul 23, 2013 ... Hipparchus of Nicea (190 BCE - 120 BCE), the most respected and ... The Greek achievements in art, politics, and even in philosophy may be ...

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What are three accomplishments of Hipparchus - Answers.com

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He was the first Greek to develop quantitative and accurate models for the motion of the Sun and Moon. ~He was also the first to compile a trigonometric table, ...

Hipparchus | Greek astronomer | Britannica.com

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Feb 18, 2016 ... Hipparchus, also spelled Hipparchos (born , Nicaea, Bithynia [now Iznik, Turkey] —died after 127 bc , Rhodes?) Greek astronomer and ...

Hipparchus - International Space Hall of Fame :: New Mexico ...

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Hipparchus was born in Nicaea, Bithynia (now Iznik, Turkey), circa 190 B.C. He spent ... to within six and one-half minutes, remarkable achievements for his time.