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written by Bryan Penprase
This website contains the history and ethnology of astronomy.  It contains an interactive atlas of the  world which allows the learner to choose the area they wish to learn more about, a glossary, a timeline of the major events in the history of Astronomy, and also a collection of information  and activities for educators and students.  The website also offers a bibliography of the many people who contributed to astronomy and cosmology, as well as many other things.
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- Historical Astronomy
= Archaeoastronomy
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Course
= Tutorial
- Reference Material
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ancient, ancient alignments, archeoastronomy, early astronomy, history, origin of astronomy, timeline
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Metadata instance created January 22, 2004 by Patricia Monahan
Record Updated:
January 14, 2011 by Lyle Barbato
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