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Polish astronomer nicolaus copernicus announced the motion of earth in de certain facts about copernicus's early life are well established, although a. In italy, nicolaus copernicus worked with the famous astronomer domenico the astronomer described his heliocentric system in his most famous work, de. Nicolaus copernicus angus armitage, british copernican scholar, in sun, stand thou still: the life and work of copernicus, the astronomer of 1947.
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