Geocentric Coordinate System

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Modern Use Of Geocentric And Heliocentric

Relative to the earth as a center; that is measured from the middle of the earth. But it was all for naught, as all of it was proven to be incorrect. Long after Ptolemy, the heliocentric universe, a universe with the sun at its middle, grew to become accepted thought. Not long after that, we came upon uniform circular movement does not exist, both.

L. Heilbron, informed contemporaries of Galileo’s “appreciated that the reference to heresy in reference to Galileo or Copernicus had no general or theological significance.” Between 1617 and 1621, Kepler developed a heliocentric model of the Solar System in Epitome astronomiae Copernicanae, during which all of the planets have elliptical orbits.

Bradley discovered the stellar aberration, proving the relative movement of the Earth. Bessel proved that the parallax of a star was greater than zero by measuring the parallax of zero.314 … Read More