Astronomy at its Greatest
On February 19 1473 at 17 Anny street,Torun, Poland young Mikolaj Kopernik was born (Nicolaus Copernicus in latin) when he was a child he had two sisters: barbara and Catherine one brother, Andrew and a mother and father; Mikolaj and Barbara Kopernik. when he was young his father died and his uncle Lucas Watzenrode the bishop of Ermeland.
His first university was the university of Krakow. he was there with his brother Andrew
His most famous book is "on the revolutions of heavenly sheres
His pamphlets had the same name as his book
Copernicus made a map of the solar system and it had the originally controversial idea that the sun was in the center of the galaxy not the earth. there was only one problem, the planets went in perfect circles but they don't they rotate while spinning.
Nicolaus Copernicus and the Heliocentric Model