What Did Nicolas Copernicus Dicover?

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Nicolaus Copernicus made a very important discovery. He discovered that the earth and all of the planets revolve around the sun. Before Copernicus discovery astronomers believed that the Earth was the center of the universe and the sun and planets revolved around it. Astronomers are very thankful to Nicolaus Copernicus and his great discovery. Today he is called the Father of Modern Astronomy.
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Nicolas Copernicus is best known for being the first to propose that the Earth and planets revolved around the sun.
This challenged the widely held view that Earth was the center of the universe. His book On the Revolutions of Celestial Spheres, is a landmark in scientific history, and the period following this is referred to as the Copernican Revolution.
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If you mean when he was born to his death it is february 2 1473 and died may 24 1543 he was 70 years old.
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Nicolaus Copernicus was the first to formulate a heliocentric
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Nicolaus Copernicus (19 February 1473 – 24 May 1543) was the first astronomer to formulate a comprehensive heliocentric cosmology, which displaced the Earth from the center
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He was the first astronomer who formulate a scientifically-based heliocentric cosmology .
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