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Introduction

  • Jeremy Wood
Chapter
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Astronomy book series (BRIEFSASTRON)

Abstract

From antiquity, human beings have been looking upward at the heavens. The first humans saw the Sun, the Moon and stars that formed shapes in the sky. Every day and night these heavenly objects were seen to constantly move across the sky in an east-to-west motion relative to the horizon.

Keywords

Asteroids Comets Dwarf planet Meteor Meteorite Meteoroid Satellites Small solar system body (SSSB) 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeremy Wood
    • 1
  1. 1.Hazard Community and Technical CollegeHazardUSA

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