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Encyclopedia > Sea (astronomy)

The Sea is the name early greeks, and many later astronomers, gave to an area of the sky in which many water-related, and very few land-related, %20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20Orion%20is%20a%20remarkable%20constellation%2C%20visible%20from%20most%20places%20on%20the%20globe%20(but%20not%20always%20the%20whole%20year%20long).%20%20%20... constellations occur.


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Astronomy was clearly a subject of major practical importance in sorting out the mess of these calendars and so observations began to be made to enable better schemes to be devised.
As far as astronomy is concerned Plato had a negative effect, for although he mentions the topic many times, no dialogue is devoted to astronomy.
As Berry goes on to say, this was very unfortunate for astronomy since the influence of the writings of Aristotle had an authority for many centuries which meant that astronomers had a harder battle than they might otherwise have had in getting the truth accepted.
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