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1/12/12 1 Course website : www.astro.ufl.edu/~sczoo Lecture note will be uploaded on Friday Review session will be given before Quiz & Exam CD is not a requirement. It is op±onal! Where our story begins …?
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1/12/12 2 Nabta Playa Stone Circle Ancient Egypt ~ 5000 B.C. The Great Giza Pyramids (Pharaoh Khufu, 4 th dynasty, 2550 B.C.) Ancient Chinese (~ 3500 B.C.) Sky Map in Tang Dynasty (~705 A.D.) Very disInct from the Western Astronomy ‐ astrologers and astronomers were separated ‐ referencing circumpolar stars not the horizon or eclipIc The Frst record of the solar eclipse (2136 B.C.)
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1/12/12 3 Mayan (400 – 200 B.C.) and Chaldean (~ 600 B.C.) also
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  • Spring '07
  • Dr.HaywoodSmith,Jr
  • Astronomy in medieval Islam, www.astro.ufl.edu/~sczoo LecturenotewillbeuploadedonFriday ReviewsessionwillbegivenbeforeQuiz&Exam, VerydisInctfromtheWestern Astronomy astrologersandastronomers, referencingcircumpolarstars notthehorizonoreclipIc Thefirstrecordofthesolareclipse

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