Men of the Universe. Copernicus. Feb 19, 1473 –May 24, 1543 Could speak Latin, Polish, German, Italian and Greek Banned by the Roman Catholic Church not long after his death. Copernicus’ Contribution. He provided evidence that the moon moved around the Earth.
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Planetary Orbits and Kepler’s Law
Looking at the diagram, determine what the terms “perihelion” and “aphelion” mean.