History of Astronomy
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1 pointsWho calculated Earth’s circumference for the first time ?
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Eratosthenes calculated the Earth’s circumference for the first time

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1 pointsPtolemy explained the phenomenon of retrograde motion by giving a theory that the planets move around the circumference of their own
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Planets revolve around Epicycle

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1 pointsThe speed of celestial body around another body was decided by _____ in Ptolemy model of Universe
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The speed of celestial body was decided by Equant

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1 pointsWho formulated the first Heliocentric model ?
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Copernicus formulated the first heliocentric model

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1 pointsWho derived the laws of planetary motion ?
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Johanner Kepler derived the laws of planetary motion

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1 pointswho invented the first reflecting telescope ?
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Isaac Newton invented the first reflecting telescope

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1 pointsEpicycles move around the circumference of
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Epicycles move around the circumference of Deferents

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1 pointsAncient Greeks believed, the earth to be the center of the universe. What do we call this model?
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The model was referred as Geocentric Model

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1 pointsAncient astronomers used ‘epicycles’ to explain
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Ancient astronomers used ‘epicycles’ to explain Retrograde motion

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1 pointsIn the model proposed by Nicolaus Copernicus’, which object was at the center of the universe?
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In Copernicus model, Sun was at the center of universe