Anna&Sheblys mooching notes

Anna&Sheblys mooching notes - Nikoli Copernicus German...

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Nikoli Copernicus German Astroligist Challenges the views of Ptolemy's Solar System Ptolemy – comes up with the theory that earth is the center of the universe because it is made of solid, hard, rocky substance and as we expand away form earth, planets become more transparent. Fixed Stars are the farthest away from earth. Past fixed stars was the realm for angels and spirits. On the revolutions of the Heavenly orbs (1543) Copernicus revealed that The sun was the center of the universe Published after he died Was mathematically simpler than Ptolemaic motto Took time for people to accept Johannes Kepler Copernicus' successor Changed 1 thing of Copernicus theory Instead of rotating in a circle, roation in ellipse. The closer the planet to the sun=moved faster, faster orbit More mathematically sound. Galileo Built a telescope in 1609 Concluded that the moon is not a source of light and refects light. Sun=light. Moon is made up of hard rocky solid so by extension there can be other bodies of plantes
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