By astronomy we mean
the science of studying the universe.Astronomers are
concerned with the nature and origins of the universe.By watching
the cyclic of the sun ,the moon and the stars ,early observers soon realised
that these repeating motions could be used to tell the
passage of the hours of the day or night and
a calender to mark the progression of the
WHAT'S AFRICAN ASTRONOMY?
With all the tools of modern technology it is sometimes hard to imagine how people performed simple functions such as telling time or knowing where they were on Earth before the invention of the clock, maps or navigational satelites. The only tools available were those provided by nature i.e.Sun, Moon and Stars.