History of Astronomy
To people who lived during ancient times, that they have seen in the sky was curious. They wanted to learn, why comes day and night. They very much wanted to know about the sun and the moon. They were curious, as well as we!
These ancient people have noticed that heavenly bodies moved in such a manner that it could be predicted. Soon enough they have learnt that they could use such knowledge, that on stars to define time. They have understood that can learn it only by position of positions of certain stars, for example, such as North star. Ancient people used полученые knowledge stars, in the purposes and for science development. They after all did not have tools and possibilities which we have today. Such tools, as telescopes and computers.
Some groups of ancient people have made the big opening in astronomy. Therefore we cannot speak about astronomy and not mention them. Important opening and the contribution to astronomy history have made and have brought:
The Babylon astronomy
Ancient Greek astronomy
Astronomy of Ancient Maya
Astronomy of Aztecs
The Indian astronomy
Astronomy of the American Indians