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Introduction to Astronomy


Tycho Brahe

(1546 - 1601)

This portrait of Tycho Brahe comes from Fredric Ihren's website, in Sweden, dedicated to the famous astronomer.

The artist is H.P. Hansen, and it appeared in the book Tyge Brahe - En historisk fremstilling by F.R. Friis (Copenhagen, 1871).

Several additional portraits of Tycho can be found at the MacTutor History of Mathematics website at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

The star chart background was produced on a Macintosh with the Voyager II program, and are ©1988-93 Carina Software, 830 Williams St., San Leandro, CA 94577, (510) 352-7328. Used under license.

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Last update: 2002 June 3
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