Nicolaus Copernicus (Mikolaj Kopernik), a Polish Astronomer, recorded in 1497, observation of the occultation of a star by the moon. Nicolaus Copernicus was ado the developer of the heliocentric world system.
- Occultation – Wikipedia
An occultation is an event that occurs when one object is hidden by another object that passes between it and the observer.
- The Moon > Star/Planet Occultations – CalSky
Scientific info based on dates
- Occultations | Search for Lunar and Planetary Occultations
If you’ve ever peered at a full moon through a telescope you’ve probably noticed a star or two near the edge. You’ll notice the Moon moving with respect to the star
- Nicolaus Copernicus – Wikipedia
Nicolaus Copernicus (/koʊˈpɜːrnɪkəs, kə-/; Polish: Mikołaj Kopernik [miˈkɔwaj kɔˈpɛrɲik] ( listen); German: Nikolaus Kopernikus; 19 February 1473 – 24 May 1543) was a Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun rather than the Earth at the center of the universe, likely independently of Aristarchus of Samos, who had formulated such a model some eighteen centuries earlier.
- Nicolaus Copernicus – Religious Figure, Astronomer, Scholar …
Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was instrumental in establishing the concept of a heliocentric solar system, in which the sun, rather than the earth, is the center of the solar system.