Nicholas Copernicus

By Brandon Hailey

Nicholas Copernicus was a Astronomer.

He is best known as the first astronomer to posit the idea of a heliocentric solar system in the fifteenth century.

Time period

By 1514 copernicus became convinced in the theory of a helicentric solar system he began to share his notes with his friends.

Contributions

He changed the astronomically way of thinking. It went against the theory that the earth was a stationary sphere.