some of your observations are right on the money - some of your
claims are nonsense, but thats what life is all about.
> Imran<getsmart77@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I would like to say to all viewer or reader of either concern or not
> > that the Science and
> > Astro are different subjects. An Astro works on to view the stars on
> > space with or without
> > instruments (that I knew and read almost about them) while the
> > Scinetiest does not
> > forecast without experiments. Am I right or wrong plz do reply once.
> > Hence I therefore, need your help and request you to plz let me know
> > about an Astro
> > that how he reads the stars and also what is different between Astro
> > and Amateur.
> > I do hope that you must help me in the matter.
> > Thanks n rgds.
> > Imran.
> Everyone from little children to older folk are astronomers by virtue
> of living by the great celestial cycles,which along with the Sun,make
> life possible.
> Our ancestors were astronomers by creating the great timekeeping
> systems such as the equable 24 hour day and the calendar system,others
> kept careful observations of the planets by noting their motion against
> the stellar background.
> The emergence of the scale of the solar system and the motions of the
> Earth that condition our lives,such as the daily cycle and the seasonal
> cycles,arrived with Copernicus who set the Earth in motion by usiong
> axial rotation to explain the daily cycle and orbital motion for the
> seasonal cycle.
> We are all astronomers when we look out and try to develop our natural
> intuitive intelligence through which the astronomical experience is
> felt.The hazy outlines of a great journey become visible with those
> flashes of recognition which arrive to those who are prepared to let
> the motions dictate how far and how much depth, in their own time and
> in their own way
> To breathe the air of an astronomer is to move easily from the daily
> experiences which are based on dawn ,noon dusk and dark to the great
> astronomical insights based on our planetary motions to our parent star
> for we can visit the technical perceptions of heliocentricity but
> cannot stay for long.We are creatures of creativity by nature and
> admire the great cycles where natural things blossom fade and blossom
> oNly the celestial sphere geometer and his narrow magnification
> concerns or the drones that follow after concepts built on a celestial
> sphere peep show make astronomy a dull and dismal affair,more for
> self-congratulation and opinions than anything else.