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Born February, 1473 in Torun, Poland Raised by uncle University of Krakow University of Ferrara

Born February, 1473 in Torun, Poland

Raised by uncle

University of Krakow

University of Ferrara

Fortification of Copernicus’ home and observatory

Fortification of Copernicus’ home and observatory

Little Commentary, 1514

Little Commentary 1. There is no one centre in the universe. 2. The Earth's centre is not the centre of the universe. 3. The centre of the universe is near the sun. 4. The distance from the Earth to the sun is imperceptible compared with the distance to the stars. 5. The rotation of the Earth accounts for the apparent daily rotation of the stars. 6. The apparent annual cycle of movements of the sun is caused by the Earth revolving round it. 7. The apparent retrograde motion of the planets is caused by the motion of the Earth from which one observes.

1. There is no one centre in the universe. 2. The Earth's centre is not the centre of the universe. 3. The centre of the universe is near the sun. 4. The distance from the Earth to the sun is imperceptible compared with the distance to the stars. 5. The rotation of the Earth accounts for the apparent daily rotation of the stars. 6. The apparent annual cycle of movements of the sun is caused by the Earth revolving round it. 7. The apparent retrograde motion of the planets is caused by the motion of the Earth from which one observes.

Bishop of Ermland Threatened to take away his income

Bishop of Ermland

Threatened to take away his income

On the Revolution of Heavenly Spheres

On the Revolution of Heavenly Spheres

 

 

Ptolemy

Ptolemy

New Course of Astrology Changed the studies of astrology Astronomers only tried to refine Ptolemy’s flawed geocentric idea in fear of Church

Changed the studies of astrology

Astronomers only tried to refine Ptolemy’s flawed geocentric idea in fear of Church

University of Wittenberg

University of Wittenberg

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