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This website provides an account of the life and accomplishments of Tycho Brahe. It also provides an image catalog of paintings and images of him.
Galileo's Moon Mountain  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Galileo's Moon Mountain Model illustrates the method used by Galileo to measure the height of a mountain on the Moon. Using his improved telescope design, Galileo was able to see…
Galileo Sunspots  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Galileo Sunspots Model illustrates the motion and changes in appearance of sunspots as they move across the disk of the Sun. Galileo's observation of the changing appearance…
Spheres of Eudoxus  [ Computer Program ]
  
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This Spheres of Eudoxus model simulates the system devised by the Ancient Greek astronomer Eudoxus to model the motion of the planets. The model consists of four nested concentric…
Ptolemy/Copernicus/Tycho Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Ptolemy/Copernicus/Tycho EJS Model illustrates the relationships between the systems of planetary astronomy developed by Claudius Ptolemy, Nicholas Copernicus, and Tycho Brahe.…
Astronomical Parallax 2D  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Astronomical Parallax 2D Model illustrates the phenomenon of parallax in astronomy. Parallax is the apparent displacement of an object relative to the background that is caused…
Astronomical Parallax 3D  [ Computer Program ]
  
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This Astronomical Parallax 3D Model illustrates the phenomenon of annual stellar parallax in astronomy. Parallax is the apparent displacement of an object relative to the background…
Stellar Aberration 2D  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Stellar Aberration 2D Model illustrates the phenomenon known as the aberration of starlight, first reported by James Bradley in 1729. Aberration occurs because light has a finite…
Stellar Aberration 3D  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Stellar Aberration 3D Model illustrates the phenomenon known as the aberration of starlight, first reported by James Bradley in 1729. Aberration occurs because light has a…
Parallactic Proper Motion  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Parallactic Proper Motion Model illustrates the phenomenon known as parallactic proper motion. Proper motion refers to the progressive (non-oscillatory) apparent motion of a…
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