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Brahe, Tycho Line breaks: Tycho Brahe
Pronunciation: /ˈbrɑːhi/
/ˈbrɑːə/

Definition of Brahe, Tycho in English:

( 1546–1601), Danish astronomer. He built an observatory equipped with precision instruments, but despite demonstrating that comets follow sun-centred paths he adhered to a geocentric view of the planets.

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