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Historical Astronomers in Context: Tycho Brahe and the Age of Exploration

Tycho Brahe (1546 – 1601). Image source. Tycho Brahe was born 14 December 1546 in Knudstrup, Denmark. He¬†was one of the most accurate astronomical observers before the telescope was invented, making extremely accurate naked eye observations. Though the consensus of the day was that the heavens were unchanging and any phenomenon that showed change occurred […] Continue reading

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