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"I Wander'd off by Myself, In the Mystical Moist Night-air, and from Time to Time, Look'd up in Perfect Silence at the Stars."
   are the closing lines of   
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer by Walt Whitman
"When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns...When I was shown the charts and diagrams...I became tired and sick, till rising and gliding out...."
Edwin Hubble
   was   
The First Astronomer to Detect a Universal "red Shift"
Born 1889 CE, died 1953 CE
Meneldil
   is the elvish word for   
Astronomer
Walt Whitman
   wrote   
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
"When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me"
Hypatia of Alexandria
   was   
A Mathematician, Philosopher, Astronomer and Inventor
She lived in Roman Egypt, and was killed by a Christian mob who falsely blamed her for religious turmoil.
Aristarhos the Samian
   was a   
Greek Astronomer
Pioneer mathematician and astronomer. Born between 280 and 256 b.c.on Samos island. Most of his life was spent in Athens and he was known to be a scholar of Aristotle. First to teach about the movement of the earth around its axis and around the sun; 390-330 BC
Anaximander
   was a   
Greek Astronomer
And cartographer. Tried to describe the mechanics of celestial bodies and created a map of the known world
Apollonius of Perga
   was a   
Greek Astronomer
And geometer. The crater Apollonius on the Moon is named after him; c. 262-190 BC
Ptolemy
   was an   
Egyptian Astronomer
Author of the only surviving comprehensive ancient treatise on astronomy, "The Almagest". Also a mathematician, geographer and King.
Apollonius of Perga
   was a   
Greek Astronomer
And geometer. The crater Apollonius on the Moon is named after him; c. 262-190 BC
Ptolemy I
   was an   
Egyptian Astronomer
Author of the only surviving comprehensive ancient treatise on astronomy, "The Almagest". Also a mathematician, geographer and King.
Vera Rubin
   was an   
Astronomer
St Dominic De Guzman
   is patron saint of   
Astronomers
1170-1221






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