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or Ca·lip·pus, Cal·lip·us

[kuh-lip-uh s]
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  1. flourished 4th century b.c., Greek astronomer.
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  • This is no more the case than that the spheres of Eudoxus and Callippus were supposed to be real.

    History of Astronomy

    George Forbes

  • Similarly in astronomy, Aristotle used the assistance of Eudoxus and Callippus.