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 (ăr′ĭ-stär′kəs) 217?-145? bc.
Greek grammarian and critic noted for his arrangement of and commentary on the Iliad and the Odyssey.


(Celestial Objects) a crater in the NE quadrant of the moon, having a diameter of about 37 kilometres, which is the brightest formation on the moon


(ˌær əˈstɑr kəs)

1. of Samos, late 3rd century B.C., Greek astronomer.
2. of Samothrace, c216–144 B.C., Greek philologist and critic.
Ar`is•tar′chi•an, adj.
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Noun1.Aristarchus - an ancient Greek grammarian remembered for his commentary on the Iliad and Odyssey (circa 217-145 BC)
2.Aristarchus - a bright crater on the MoonAristarchus - a bright crater on the Moon    
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265: But Aristarchus is informed that they were twins, not.
Like Kepler and Aristarchus, which overlook the "Ocean of Tempests," sometimes it appeared like a brilliant point through the cloudy light, and was taken for a volcano in activity.
Last Quarter Moon Last Quarter lunar features Craters 1 Maginus 2 Clavius 3 Tycho * 4 Gassendi 5 Grimaldi * 6 Landsberg 7 Encke 8 Kepler * 9 Aristarchus 10 Bianchini 11 Pythagoras 12 Plato * 13 Aristillus 14 Autolycus 15 Archimedes 16 Timocharis * 17 Eratosthenes 18 Copernicus * 19 Herschel 20 Ptolemaeus 21 Albategnius 22 Alphonsus 23 Arzachel Mountains CM Carpathians HM Harbinger RM Riphaeus SB Spitzbergen StR Straight Range SW Straight Wall TM Teneriffe Other features MF Mare Frigoris MH Mare Humorum MI Mare Imbrium MN Mare Nubium OP Oceanus Procellarum PE Palus Epidemiarum SA Sinus Aestuum SI Sinus Iridum SR Sinus Roris Table 2.
If that were the case, we would study Aristarchus of Samos rather than Copernicus and Galileo for heliocentrism.
Some of the best-known impacts from this period include the Tycho, Copernicus, and Aristarchus craters.
The book updated an idea originally advanced in ancient Greece by the Pythagoreans and by Aristarchus of Samos--namely, that the earth rotates on its own axis daily and revolves around the sun yearly.
I remind readers of an episode that occurred in 1975 when the late Patrick Moore issued an alert that a TLP was occurring in Aristarchus.
This discovery is ascribed to Aristarchus of Samos (310-239 BC).
Aristarchus of Samos knew better, but Aristotle had better publicity.
Alexandria had the most famous school of geographers, among them were known for their works Aristarchus (310-250 B.
Under the patronage of the Ptolemies, the Alexandrian Museum became a brilliant center of science and literature, boasting of Euclid, the geometrician, Aristarchus, the astronomer, and Callimachus, the poet and critic, among its many luminaries.