Georg Joachim Rheticus

Austrian astronomist and mathematician

1514   -   1574

country of citizenship: Austria
educated at: University of Wittenberg
occupation: mathematician, astronomer, cartographer, physician, university teacher, astrologer
student of: Nicolaus Copernicus

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Georg Joachim de Porris, also known as Rheticus (; 16 February 1514 – 4 December 1574), was a mathematician, astronomer, cartographer, navigational-instrument maker, medical practitioner, and teacher. He is perhaps best known for his trigonometric tables and as Nicolaus Copernicus's sole pupil. He facilitated the publication of his master's De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres).
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Narratio Prima

book from Georg Joachim Rheticus, first publication of Copernican heliocentrism

author: Georg Joachim Rheticus


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