Ancient Greek Astronomy

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Many ancient civilizations had their own beliefs about the stars and the universe. Some examples of these intelligent civilizations were the Ancient Babylonians, Middle Eastern civilizations, Central American civilizations, Ancient Chinese, and the Ancient Greeks. The Ancient Babylonians studied patterns on Venus which were later continued by Galileo and Copernicus. People from the Middle East, Central America, and China watched the skies and made many observations and predictions of movement in the heavens. There were many famous Philosophers and Astronomers from the Ancient Greek civilizations who studied the sky. They searched for patterns and numbers to find something fundamental. Thinkers attempted to come up with combinations of uniform circular motions that would prove their already observed irregular motions. Aristotle was a Greek philosopher who thought that the moon, sun, and other planets rotated around the stationary Earth. But, as we know today, his theory was incorrect. Some other Greek philosophers attempted to measure the distance to the moon and even tried to find the size of the universe! They found the universe to be finite. On the other and, Claudius Ptolemy believed that the heavens (skies) were not made of rocks, metal, or other Earthy materials, but that they were made of…show more content…
The first thing we’ll need to bring is multiple heavy duty coats. Uranus is very, very cold. The average temperature is in the negative hundreds of degrees. That’s cold! The second thing we will have to bring is gas masks and oxygen tanks. Like I stated in the first paragraph, Uranus has multiple gases in the atmosphere. They are kind of like breathing in the exhaust fumes from a running car. We need oxygen tanks to stay alive while we are on our family vacation. The last thing we will need to bring is food and water. Since Uranus is made up of rock and ice, nothing grows there so how will you eat food if you don’t bring your
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