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Astronomy Cast

Wizzard Media

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Science & Medicine 30
Natural Sciences 12

Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.

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Ep. 182: Astrometry

March 22nd, 2010

Episode 214 of 464 episodes

Astronomers have been cataloging star positions for thousands of years, from the first calculations made by Hipparchus, to the more recent star catalogs made by the spacecraft named after him. This is astrometry; another way to find our place in the Universe.

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