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Brahe

Tycho . 1546--1601, Danish astronomer, who designed and constructed instruments that he used to plot accurately the positions of the planets, sun, moon, and stars

Brahe

 

an aristocratic Swedish family. The most famous are Per Brahe the Elder and Per Brahe the Younger.

Per Brahe the Elder Born 1520; died Sept. 1, 1590. One of the first three counts of Sweden (beginning in 1561); the closest adviser to King Gustavus I Vasa and King Eric XIV. In 1568, Per Brahe the Elder joined the enemies of Eric XIV. Under the new king, John III, he occupied the post of supreme judge.

Per Brahe the Younger Born Feb. 18, 1602; died Sept. 12, 1680. Grandson of Per Brahe the Elder. Per Brahe the Younger was a count and one of the leaders and ideologists of the reactionary magnate oligarchy. He was governor-general of Finland from 1637 to 1640 and 1648 to 1654. Per Brahe the Younger improved the Swedish administration of Finland and founded a university in Abo (Turku) in 1640.

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Tycho Brahe es Joaquin Cossio, y Johannes Kepler es Jose Maria de Tavira, bajo la direccion de Antonio Castro.
The proof that Brahe sought but that eluded him was not forthcoming until Friedrich Bessel, director of the Konigsberg Observatory in Prussia, was able to measure the parallax of the stars in 1838.
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The great Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe (1546-1601), the finest and most prolific observer prior to the invention of the telescope, objected to the Copernican theory for this reason.
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Tonight's opener about astronomy is packed with little details that bring the heavens down to earth - like Tycho Brahe, who spent years painstakingly recording planets.
Beginning with Copernicus's death in 1543, the film depicts the scientific achievements of Tycho Brahe, Giordano Bruno, Johannes Kepler, Galileo Galilee, Isaac Newton, and Edmond Halley.