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TYCHO BRAHE



Geo-heliocentric system of Tycho Brahe. Earth is always fixed at the center of the solar system, but the planets turn around the Sun.


The observatory of Tycho Brahe at Uraniborg on the island of Hveen.


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Tycho Brahe

Tycho Brahe (1546-1601) was the first observer whose measurements were sufficiently precise to enable the development of a model of realistic solar system: for him, the comments were intended to approach the reality of things easier that philosophical considerations. 

Tycho Brahe was a follower of coherent geo-heliocentric system with its observations. At this time, it was not possible to say that the Earth turn around the Sun or the other.