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Using the night sky - Hawaii History - Voyaging. Using the night sky Polynesians relied on the positions of stars to guide them along their voyaging routes.

Using the night sky - Hawaii History - Voyaging

Base ATlas musée du Louvre. Collection search: You searched for mesopotamia moon. Registration numbers The most common type of Museum number begins with the year of acquisition.

Collection search: You searched for mesopotamia moon

The database standardises these numbers in the form, for example: 1887,0708.2427 (year: comma: block of four numbers - usually representing a month and day: full-stop and final number). The final number can be of any length and may be followed by another full-stop and a sub-number. In some cases the same number is shared by two or more objects across departments.

In some of these cases a prefix has been added before a number (e.g. Planckoscope: Download. Below are the various tile-sets used in Planckoscope.

Planckoscope: Download

If you would like to run a local version, without requiring access to the internet, then you will need to download these. The source code can be downloaded from the Github respoitory. Each tile-set contains over 5000 images, archived and compressed into both tarballs (.tar.gz) and zip files. While the compressed archives are not too large (typically 10-50 MB), the uncompressed files can take up rather a large amount of space and take considerable time to extract. Most images should be credited ESA/Planck/C. The dust polarisation "texture" image should be credited to ESA/Planck/C. Eye burfi. Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time in 4,000 Years of Mapping the Universe.

Long before Galileo pioneered the telescope, antagonizing the church and unleashing a “hummingbird effect” of innovation, humanity had been busy cataloging the heavens through millennia of imaginative speculative maps of the cosmos.

Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time in 4,000 Years of Mapping the Universe

We have always sought to make visible the invisible forces we long to understand, the mercy and miracle of existence, and nothing beckons to us with more intense allure than the majesty and mystery of the universe. Four millennia of that mesmerism-made-visible is what journalist, photographer, and astrovisualization scholar Michael Benson explores with great dedication and discernment in Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time (public library) — a pictorial catalog of our quest to order the cosmos and grasp our place in it, a sensemaking process defined by what Benson aptly calls our “gradually dawning, forever incomplete situational awareness.” Contemporary thought is endangered by the picture of nature drawn by science.

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Category:Ancient Egyptian star charts. The Heavens - World Treasures: Beginnings. Views of the Universe The Emperor's Astronomy The "Emperor's Astronomy"(dedicated to the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V) elegantly depicts the cosmos and heavens according to the 1400-year-old Ptolemaic system, which maintained that the sun revolved around the earth.

The Heavens - World Treasures: Beginnings

Heaven on Earth. Clive Ruggles's image collection. These page provide access to my archival collection of some 1100 images of archaeological and archaeoastronomical interest, which has been available on this site since 1995.

Clive Ruggles's image collection

Please note that the images are of variable quality and that many of the captions are in need of update. A major overhaul is under way: the images themselves are being cleaned up, many hundreds of new ones are being added, and the captions are being systematically revised.* In the meantime they are offered here as a raw resource: please take them as you find them. Copyright information is given beneath each image.

As of 1 September 2009, the image collection has been moved to this TEMPORARY LOCATION. #FixCopyright : le bilan du vote par Julia Reda. Hier, la commission JURI du Parlement européen s’est réunie pour voter la version finale du rapport Reda, le rapport visant à dépoussiérer et harmoniser le droit d’auteur au niveau européen) avant que de le présenter au parlement.

#FixCopyright : le bilan du vote par Julia Reda

Les plus vieux arbres d'Afrique illuminés par les étoiles. La remarquable photographe Beth Moon a passé plus de 10 ans de sa vie à photographier les arbres les plus vieux du Monde dans les endroits les plus reculés de la planète. Des découvertes à la portée de tous. Sans être un astronome amateur chevronné, il est aujourd'hui possible de participer à de nombreux programmes scientifiques et même, pourquoi pas, réaliser des découvertes !

Des découvertes à la portée de tous

Plus de 50 programmes ! Depuis 15 ans nous assistons à une explosion du nombre de programmes de science participative proposés aux citoyens. L'astronomie est un fier représentant de cette tendance, avec plus de 50 programmes déjà existant. Best Astronomical Images on the Web. Best Astronomical Images on the Web By Andrew Fraknoi (Foothill College) Version 3.1 (February 2010) One of the best things about astronomy these days is the abundance of fabulous images, both from telescopes on the ground and our many instruments in space.

Best Astronomical Images on the Web

Many of these images were produced with government funds and are not under copyright. Others are from university and nonprofit observatories, which often have liberal policies when it comes to educational uses. 1. Two space scientists scour the internet and select one “sexy” astronomy image to feature each day. 2009 September 9 - Star Trails Over Oregon. Discover the cosmos!

2009 September 9 - Star Trails Over Oregon

Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. Gemini Image Albums. Angular Size. Flickr: The Ancient World Image Bank Pool. Labyrinthes de BORGES. Vouloir s'inscrire dans le monde suppose en effet que nous en ayons non seulement une perception, une vision, mais également une connaissance. Notre compréhension du monde dépend de l'idée que nous sommes capables de nous en forger. Dans un essai intitulé « Notre Propre Individualisme », Borges pose le problème de cette appréhension du monde de façon binaire.

Le monde, nous dit-il, était pour l'Européen un « cosmos » (ce qui est bien ordonné) ; à l'inverse, pour l'Argentin, le monde « serait un chaos ». Photos. Sidério.