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Tycho Brahe
Tycho Brahe is a Danish aristocrat, astronomer and writer known for his precise and comprehensive astronomical observations. He was born on the Danish peninsula of Scania. During his lifetime, Tycho was famous as an astronomer, astrologer and alchemist. It is described as "the first brain capable of modern astronomy to feel a strong passion for specific experimental events". Most of his observations were more accurate than the best available at the time. As heir to some of Denmark's top aristocratic families, Tycho is well-educated. His interest in astronomy and the creation of more precise measuring instruments began. As an astronomer, Tycho worked to combine what he saw as the geometrical advantage of the Copernic system with the philosophical advantages of the Ptolemaic system in his own cosmic model, the Tychonic system.
BornTyge Ottesen Brahe, 14 December 1546, Knutstorp Castle, Scania, Denmark-Norway
DiedOctober 24, 1601, Prague, Habsburg Bohemia, Holy Roman Empire
Alma materUniversity of Copenhagen, Leipzig University, University of Rostock
OccupationNobleman, astronomer, writer
Known forTychonic system, Rudolphine Tables
Spouse(s)Kirsten Barbara Jørgensdatter
Parent(s)Otte Brahe, Beate Clausdatter Bille

About Tycho Brahe

Astronomer Tycho Brahe was born on December 14, 1546 in Sweden (He dies at the age of 54, on October 24, 1601).

One of the most important astronomers of the sixteenth century who was the last of the major naked eye astronomers, working without telescopes. In 1597, Holy Roman Emperor Rudolph II appointed him as the official imperial astronomer.

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Tycho Brahe before becoming famous

Tycho Brahe was born in the Zodiac sign Sagittarius (The Centaur/Archer), and 1546 is also the year of Horse (馬) in the Chinese Zodiac.

His uncle insisted that he study law at the University of Copenhagen.

Achievement of Tycho Brahe

People used to think stars were comets in the atmosphere until he proved them wrong.

Tycho Brahe's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He married Kristen Barbara Jorgensdatter, with whom he had eight children.

Tycho Brahe Collabed with

Astronomer Clyde W. Tombaugh was another well-known astronomer.

Tycho Brahe Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Tycho Brahe updated on March 17 2023.