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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

Where did Copernicus study astronomy?

Copernicus went to Krakow Academy, which was founded in 1364 by Casimir II the Great, King of Poland and was the second oldest university in Central Europe, one of the oldest

How did Copernicus contribute to astronomy?

He came up with the elegant idea that the Sun was at the centre of the Solar System and that the planets revolved around it. A slightly more technical answer: His idea was

What did Copernicus contribute to modern astronomy?

  In 1543, Nicolaus Copernicus put forward a theory that the Sun was at the centre of our Solar System. People used to think that the Earth was the centre.   His theory

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

What contribution did Copernicus make to astronomy?

He was the first ggest that all the planets revolved around the  sun.    --     He was not the first to suggest the heliocentric theory but he did  revive i

Who is Copernicus in Astronomy?

Copernicus' astronomical contributions included the suggestion of the heliocentric theory, the theory that the sun was at the center of the universe. Kepler clarified the idea

How did nicolaus Copernicus influence astronomy?

Yes he encouraged people to question the old theory that the Earth  was at the centre of the universe. He publicised the heliocentric  system which has the Sun at the centre

What was Copernicus contributions to astronomy?

Nicholas Copernicus 1473-1543 was a Polish priest and astronomer  who created an alternative model of the planets which put the Sun  at the centre, instead of the Earth as g