Portrait of Tycho Brahe (1546 - 1601), pub. 1586. Creator: Jacob de Gheyn () after.
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Portrait of Tycho Brahe (1546 - 1601), pub. 1586 (engraving). Tycho Brahe (1546 - 1601) was Danish astronomer who discovered a Supernova in the constellation of Cassopeia in 1572 and who challenged Copernicus's model of the Universe and the accuracy of standard astronomical tables.