What is the celestial sphere and why is this ancient concept still useful today?

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Ptolemy - University of Oregon

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(1a) The Celestial Sphere - The Sky Above Us

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Celestial spheres - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Sky, Stars, and Celestial Sphere - University of Rochester

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Solstice - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Celestial Navigation, an Introduction. - DIY Wood Boat

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Celestial Motions - University of California, Berkeley

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Celestial Motions - Blinn College

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Celestial Navigation: Coordinates - LTU

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The Shifting Stars - Astronomy In Your Hands

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How far away is the farthest star? | Astronotes

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THE HELIOCENTRIC MODEL - TAU

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