Astronomy of our Past.

Astronomy of the Renaissance

Many scientific breakthroughs and discoveries during the Renaissance were discovered by astronomers. The 16th and 17th centuries were major revolutions in astronomy.

Nicolaus Copernicus

Nicolaus created a model that showed the sun at the center of the universe.


Galileo

Galileo backed up the theory of nicolaus copernicus.


Tycho Brahe

Tycho was known for devising the best astronomical instruments he could.