October 25, 2021
Astronomy (from the Latin astronomĭa and from the Greek ἀστρονομία) is the science that deals with the study of the celestial bodies of the universe, including planets and their satellites, comets and meteoroids, stars and interstellar matter, dark matter systems , stars, gas and dust called galaxies and galaxy clusters; so he studies their movements and the phenomena linked to them. Their registration and the investigation of their origin comes from the information that comes from them through electromagnetic radiation from any other medium. Astronomy has been linked to the human being since ancient times and all civilizations have had contact with this science. Characters such as Aristotle, Thales of Miletus, Anaxagoras, Aristarchus of Samos, Hipparchus of Nicaea, Claudius Ptolemy, Hypatia of Alexandria, Nicolaus Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, Johannes Kepler, Galileo Galilei, Christiaan Huygens or Edmund Halley have been some of its cultivators.