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The Measurement Method of the Almagest Stars

@inproceedings{Duke2002TheMM,
  title={The Measurement Method of the Almagest Stars},
  author={D. Duke},
  year={2002}
}
I suggest that the correct standard model of early Greek stellar astronomy is A. Someone, perhaps Hipparchus, measured a fairly complete star catalog in equatorial coordinates. B. That catalog was the basis for the results presented in Hipparchus’ Commentary to Aratus. C. Analog computation was used to convert most of the catalog to ecliptical coordinates. D. It is this converted catalog, with longitudes shifted by 2°40 ́, that we have 

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