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Birth of Modern Astronomy

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Nicolaus Copernicus (1473–1543)
Concluded Earth was a planet
Constructed a model of the solar system that put the Sun at the center, but he used circular orbits for the planets
Ushered out old astronomy

Birth of Modern Astronomy

1500s and 1600s
Five noted scientists
Nicolaus Copernicus
Tycho Brahe
Johannes Kepler
Galileo Galilei
Sir Isaac Newton
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