As of May 31, 2023, we have updated our Code of Conduct.

Questions tagged [brahe]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
11 votes
4 answers

Origin of the word "de" in the name of Danish astronomer Tycho de Brahe

I am conducting a little research about the origin of the "de" in a version of the name of the Danish astronomer "Tycho Brahe", namely, "Tycho de Brahe". In the Danish ...
Jan's user avatar
  • 121
1 vote
0 answers

Tycho Brahe and the distance to the fixed stars

How far away did Tycho Brahe estimate that the fixed stars were? In multiples of our sun I imagine!
John Shanahan's user avatar
39 votes
2 answers

Why do we call Tycho Brahe by his first name?

Why do we use the fist name in Tychonic system or Tycho's comet of 1577, instead of using the last name of Tycho Brahe? For comparison, we have the Ptolemaic system and the Copernican system. I am ...
timur's user avatar
  • 699
3 votes
2 answers

How was stellar parallax tested by Tycho Brahe?

Explanations of stellar parallax that I have found involve examining the apparent motion of a nearer star relative to a background of more distant stars, as the Earth moves around the sun or as the ...
Mars's user avatar
  • 367