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instruments, astronomical measuring


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Tycho Brahe (1546—1601) Danish astronomer

 

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Ptolemy's Almagest provides the earliest written account of observatory instruments for measurement. They include rings set for measuring angles in a single coordinate, a quadrant marked on a plane surface ...

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