geocentric system


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geocentric system:

see Ptolemaic systemPtolemaic system
, historically the most influential of the geocentric cosmological theories, i.e., theories that placed the earth motionless at the center of the universe with all celestial bodies revolving around it (see cosmology).
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geocentric system

A model of the Solar System or of the Universe, such as the Ptolemaic system, that has the Earth at its center.
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Also, Galileo's discoveries had not eliminated Brahe's geocentric system, and some of the Jesuits were favoring it (25).
For searching mutual relationships between classic planar coordinate systems (S-SK, S-JTSK) and geocentric system (ETRS89) it is the most important to find out suitable identical points.
This performance is considered to be the zero stage in constructing the geocentric system in the Czech Republic.