Since they are so many interesting things to see and learn about the universe, astronomers actually go into become specialists in their field work. They mainly focus on star-forming, galaxies, planet , they even try to search for life on other planets. Now the history of astronomy goes way back to the Babylonians (1600 B.C.). They believed that the heavens had the power over all of earth 's existence. Astronomy has one of the most earliest written records of Abstromnimacal observation. Thus being the first science as stated by the History of Astronomy.
One of the first known Astronomers was Galileo, he was known as the father of observational astronomy. He was born on February 15, 1564 in Pisa, Italy. He was the first of six children born to Vincenzo Galilei. He was originally a mathematics and physics professor but he also believed in many theories like the Copernican theory that the earth and the planets revolved around the sun. On July, 1609, Galileo had learned about a telescope from Dutch eyeglass and soon right after had decided to develop one of his own. He would use a telescope and show it to merchants who saw its value to spot ships. He quickly started to manufacture them, but Galileo’s ambition would lead him to point his telescope to the heavens. On March, 1610, he would write and publish a book on describing how the moon wasn 't smooth and other things about the other planets. He went on to publish books about