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How did Copernicus' view differ from ptolemy's?
September 24, 2015 5:16PM
Copernicus' view was that the sun was the centre of the solar
system. He believed everything revolved around the sun in circular
orbits. Ptolmey on the other hand placed a static Earth at the
centre with the planets and the sun orbiting the earth.
Copernicus thought that the solar system revolved around the sun and not the Earth.