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Historical mentions (as if fact) that Sun never rises or sets

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Is it possible to narrow down possible dates for the following eclipse pattern?

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Who first measured the distance to the Moon? How was it done?

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What did the ancient Greeks know about the solar system, and how?

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Did Ibn Al-Haytham believe that the Moon reflects sunlight or that it is self-luminous?

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How did Kepler "guess" his third law from data?

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