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development and extension services for the sustainable development of Bohol and the country.______________________________________________________________________________COLLEGE OF TEACHER EDUCATIONSecond Semester 2020-2021TOPIC - ASTRONOMY: THE INSTRUMENTS THAT MADE IT POSSIBLE TO UNDERSTAND THE UNIVERSEInstructions:Please read and copy the different astronomical instruments in a longsheet of bondpaper. Familiarize the astronomical instruments and its pictures.Introduction:From Antiquity to the age of modern science, man has observed and analyzed the stars tomeasure and understand the universe. The Musée des Arts et Métiers preserves several tools inits collection of scientific instruments that have marked the history and practice of astronomy.Prestigious objects that are often exceptionally intricate, also bear witness to the fascinatingadventure that unites man and the Heavens.Here are the different Astronomical Instruments used by the renowned astronomers:1.The AstrolabeThe astrolabe is a calculation and pedagogical tool of Greek origin (2nd century BC). Itmade it possible to solve astronomic problems without any calculations. It identified, forexample, the time that the sun or the stars would rise or set, and the sun's height at its highestpoint above the horizon, etc.From the 9th century onward, the astrolabe was commonly used byArab-Persian astronomers, mainly to accurately determine the precise time to pray. It was also aninstrument that was favored by astrologers throughout the Middle Ages. The astrolabe's

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Astronomy, Galileo Galilei, Planet, Centuries, Mus e des Arts, ASTRONOMICAL INSTRUMENTS

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