The Fantastic Life Of Tycho Brahe

The brilliant 16th century astronomer who built Uraniborg: a renaissance masterpiece and the astronomical wonder of the world

On the 14th Dec 1546 a boy was born who would grow up to be the greatest observer of the skies who had ever lived. His name was Tycho Brahe.

Tycho’s great achievement was to make observations of the stars and planets (including a supernova and several comets) that were so accurate that they ended up overthrowing previous held beliefs: