Tycho Brahe

By: Mathew

The Astronomer Tycho Brahe

Tycho Brahe was a Danish astronomer that correcting the Copernican table by predicting the overlap of Jupiter and Saturn.He was born in December 14, 1546 and died on October 24, 1601. He was a Lutheran and died at the age of 55. He also built his own observatory on a island by Germany. He disproved the theory that there was no change beyond the orbit of the moon. He measures the position of the stars and corrected 777 stars, when telescopes was not invented.

How he became astronometer

When he was very young he was taken to his wealthy uncle and was raised there. Sometime after that he was studying a supernova, and it was brighter than Venus. When he was at school he had a duel to see which mathematician was the best. He duel with the swords and resulted in losing parts of his nose. His uncle wanted him to become a lawyer but he chose to be a astronomer.
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