What contribution did Nicolaus Copernicus have in astronomy?


Nicolaus Copernicus is considered as the father of modern astronomy because he championed an heliocentric theory that was breaking away from the Aristotelian theories. The major contribution of Nicolaus Copernicus to modern astronomy is the theory that the earth was not the center of the universe. Copernicus also advocated that the planets and the earth orbited instead around the sun.
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Nicolaus Copernicus championed the theory that the earth was not the center of the universe and the earth and planets orbited the sun. Copernicus was deemed a heretic by the Catholic
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he was the first person to seee the solar system as a heliocentric system instead of a geocentric system.
Nicolaus Copernicus first siad that the planets revoved around the sun. He also said that many planets revolved around the sun other than the Earth. Nicolaus Copernicus is not famous
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