Chapter 10 World History Study Guide

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Ptolemy
the greatest astronomer of antiquity
Earth Centered
The center of the universe according to the ptolemaic system
geocentric
earth-centered
Copernicus
This scientist helped develop the sun-centered theory of the Universe
heliocentric
sun-centered
Johannes Kepler
confirmed the copernican theory. He also confirmed that the planets created an elliptical orbit.

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