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Hipparchus of Rhodes (180-125 BC)

Hipparchus of Rhodes (180-125 BC)

Hipparchus of Rhodes was a Greek astronomer who was the first person to systematically survey the sky and is considered to be the 'father of astronomy'.

Short Biography of Hipparchus of Rhodes

Information on Hipparchus and what he did

Information about the observations of Hipparchus during a solar eclipse including a diagram

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