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Starry sky national park

Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)

Abstract

Where did we come from? How did we get here? What is out there? Are we alone in the Universe? These are the questions astronomy has sought to answer since the first person looked out into the night sky and wondered about the heavens. For most of human history the points of light in the sky, were just that: points of light. The only thing they had to tell us was contained entirely within their motions across the celestial sphere; astrology flourished.

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