Oldest Known Map of the Stars Found Hidden Under Christian Text

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(Worthy News) – One of them was a Greek astronomer named Hipparchus, looked upon ’s handiwork night after night until he tried to measure and describe all of what he saw. His work, although legendary, was lost to the future.

Until now.

Glimpses of the work of Hipparchus’ star catalog have been found in a document more than 1,600 years old.

The Museum of the announced that a copy of Hipparchus’ map of the stars was found on the same bit of manuscript that had a later treatise written upon it. [ Source: Western Journal (Read More…) ]

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