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Unformatted text preview: 1/12/12 Coursewebsite:www.astro.ufl.edu/~sczoo LecturenotewillbeuploadedonFriday ReviewsessionwillbegivenbeforeQuiz&Exam CDisnotarequirement.ItisopIonal! Whereourstorybegins...? 1 1/12/12 NabtaPlayaStoneCircle AncientEgypt~5000B.C. TheGreatGizaPyramids (PharaohKhufu,4thdynasty,2550B.C.) AncientChinese (~3500B.C.) VerydisInctfromtheWestern Astronomy astrologersandastronomers wereseparated referencingcircumpolarstars notthehorizonoreclipIc Thefirstrecordofthesolareclipse (2136B.C.) SkyMapinTangDynasty (~705A.D.)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course AST 1002 taught by Professor Dr.haywoodsmith,jr during the Spring '07 term at University of Florida.

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