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Why did Copernicus become fascinated with astronomy?

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Copernicus and astronomy?

Copernicus was Galileo Galilei's friend. [No. Copernicus died in  1543, before Galileo was born (1564).] Copernicus proved that the  Sun, not the Earth, is in the center of

Why did it take so long for Copernicus' ideas to become widely accepted?

Copernicus's model of the solar system was published in 1543. This  model had the Sun at the centre and was taken up by Galileo in a  way that caused a big row with the cath

What does fascinated mean?

It means to be very interested, almost enchanted , overwhelmed, perhaps without really knowing why . In it also can mean what is called a "crush" if it is about a member of

Who was Copernicus?

Copernicus was a polish astronomer and mathematician.

A sentence for fascinating?

We visited an old mine in Ontario and that was a fascinating experience for my eight-year-old son.

Who is an astronomy?

An 'astronomer' is someone who practices astronomy, ie. the study of celestial bodies (stars, planets, galaxies etc.) either on a professional level or as a hobby.

How did Nicolaus Copernicus contribute to astronomy?

Many scientists consider Nicolaus Copernicus the father of modern astronomy. In the early 1500's he developed the theory that the Sun was the center of the universe. He was

Astronomy-what is a gibbous?

Gibbous is the name of two phases of the Moon. Waxing Gibbous, for  when the Moon is turning from New to Full, and Waning Gibbous when  the Moon is turning from Full to New.