DF2014:Astronomer

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Astronomer
Association  
Profession Scholar
Job Title Astronomer
Labor
Tasks
  • Ponder
  • Discuss
  • Research
Workshop
None
Attributes
  • Memory
  • Unknown
This article is about the current version of DF.

Astronomer is a scholar skill. It is used by scholars when thinking about astronomical topics:

Topic Description Wikipedia link Subdivision Skills used in research
Empirical observation Methods of empirical observation in astronomy Empirical evidence Method Astronomer
Path models The method of forming precise models for the paths of astronomical objects Orbit modeling Method Astronomer
Astrography The creation of star charts Star chart n/a Astronomer, Record keeper
Dates of lunar and solar eclipses The dates of lunar and solar eclipses Saros (astronomy) n/a Astronomer, Record keeper
Daylight variation with solar year The variation of daylight with the season Daytime § Daytime variations with latitude and seasons n/a Astronomer
Geocentrism The theory that the sun moves around the world Geocentric model n/a Astronomer
Height of tides vs moon and sun The height of the tides, the moon and the sun Pytheas § Pytheas on the tides and Tide n/a Astronomer
Heliocentrism The theory that the world moves around the sun Heliocentric model n/a Astronomer
Path of the moon The path of the moon Orbit of the Moon n/a Astronomer
Phases of the moon The phases of the moon Lunar phase n/a Astronomer
Precession of equinoxes The precession of equinoxes over great periods of time Axial precession n/a Astronomer, Record keeper
Relationship between lunar/solar year The relationship between the lunar and solar year Lunisolar calendar n/a Astronomer, Record keeper
Shape of the world The shape of the world Spherical Earth n/a Astronomer
Star catalogues 100 The compilation of information about stars Star catalogue n/a Astronomer, Record keeper
Star catalogues 1000 The precise compilation of information about stars Star catalogue n/a Astronomer, Record keeper
Star magnitude classification The classification of stars according to brightness Magnitude (astronomy) n/a Astronomer, Record keeper
Stellar Spectroscopy The classification of stars according to color Astronomical spectroscopy n/a Astronomer, Record keeper
Summer/winter moon The rise of the moon according to the season Lunar calendar n/a Astronomer
Summer/winter sun The rise of the sun according to the season Solar calendar n/a Astronomer
Tides and the moon The relationship between the moon and the tides Seleucus of Seleucia § Tides and Tide n/a Astronomer

Also possibly these engineering topics:

Topic Description Wikipedia link Subdivision Skills used in research
Armillary sphere The construction and use of armillary spheres Armillary sphere Astronomy Mechanic
Astrolabe The construction and use of the astrolabe Astrolabe Astronomy Mechanic
Dioptra The construction and use of the dioptra Dioptra Astronomy Mechanic
Mural instrument The construction and use of a mural instrument or mural quadrant Mural instrument Astronomy Mechanic
Orrery The construction and use of the orrery Orrery Astronomy Mechanic
Spherical astrolabe The construction and use of the spherical astrolabe Astrolabe Astronomy Mechanic