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Tymir Felton

on 18 November 2012

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Transcript of hipparchus

Astronomer and Mathematician Hipparchus Adulthood
Experiences Experiments
Hipparchus The Process Hipparchus used
to find
the distance from the Earth and Moon - Hipparchus was born in 190 B.C
- Was born in Nicaea (pronounced as 'Nikaia' or 'Ny-see-ah'
- As a young boy Hipparchus kept a journal of local weather throughout the year
- Youth Life For Hipparchus - Hipparchus is said to be the first to show Trigonometry
- Began his contributions to science in Bithynia and moved to Rhodes, Greece some time before 140 B.C - - Measured the distance between the Earth and the Moon

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