Tycho Brahe / Tyge Ottesen Brahe. Danish Nobleman Known For His Accurate And C ...
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Description: Tycho Brahe / Tyge Ottesen Brahe. Danish nobleman known for his accurate and comprehensive astronomical and planetary observations - created Tychonic system.His system correctly saw the Moon as orbiting Earth, and the planets as orbiting the Sun, but erroneously considered the Sun to be orbiting the Earth. He was the last of the major naked eye astronomers, working without telescopes for his observations. Astronomer, astrologer and alchemist: 14 December 1546 – 24 October 1601
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