This folder contains images and simulations relating to the "Nicolaus Copernicus -- Proposing a Heliocentric Solar System." Additionally, licensing and source information about each image and simulation can be found in the "Description" section of each.

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Nicolaus Copernicus

by Meredith Beaton

Nicolaus Copernicus portrait from Town Hall in Thorn – 1580 Source: http://www.frombork.art.pl/Ang10.htm License: Public Domain
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Copernicus' Uncle

by Meredith Beaton

Copernicus’s Uncle, Lucas Watzenrode Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:%C5%81ukasz_Watzenrode.jpeg License: Public Domain
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Copernicus' Childhood Home

by Meredith Beaton

Copernicus’ birthplace Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:CopernicusHouse.jpg License: CC-BY-SA Author: SteveMcCluskey
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Frombork Cathedral

by Meredith Beaton

Frombork Cathedral, where Copernicus did most of his nightly observations. License: CC-BY-SA Author: Mathiasrex Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Katedra_we_Fromborku.JPG
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Geocentric vs. Heliocentric Model of the Solar System Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Geoz_wb_en.jpg License: CC-BY-SA
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Parallax Shift

by Meredith Beaton

Parallax Shift Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Stellarparallax2.svg License: Public Domain
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Parallax Shift Simulation

by Meredith Beaton

This is another great movie showing the parallax shift of background stars as the Earth orbits the Sun. It was developed by Professor Rick Pogge at the University of Ohio and is a sponsored link on the NASA website.
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