AstroPhysics30 - parallax Astronomical Unit (AU) Model was...

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Nicolas Copernicus (1473-1543) 1543-”De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestrom • Heliocentric Model • Sun at Center • All planets revolve about Sun • Moon revolves about Earth • Earth rotates daily, tilted 23.5 0 • Sphere of Stars much further away-no
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Unformatted text preview: parallax Astronomical Unit (AU) Model was no more accurate than Ptolemaic model in predicting planetary positions, because it still used perfect circles....
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course PHYSICS 20 taught by Professor Mubarek during the Fall '11 term at UC Riverside.

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