Nicolaus Copernicus

Astronomer

Discoveries

Nicolaus Copernicus discovered that the planets instead revolved around the sun.

Date of the discovery

Nicolaus Copernicus discovered in the early 1500's.

Technology used at the time

Nicolaus Copernicus use a astrolabe, paralactic instrument and a solarquadrant.Telescopes weren't invented yet.

Contribution

Nicolaus Copernicus changed the way of thinking, not only astrononically but also religiously.