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Tycho Brahe - the founder of modern observing astronomyTycho Brahe - the founder of modern observing astronomy

Tycho Ottesen Brahe (December 14, 1546 - October 24, 1601) was a great Danish astronomer, considered the founder of modern observing astronomy. He was born on Knudstrup Castle outside Landskrona in the then Danish Scania, and died in Prague.