The Daily and Annual Movement of the Earth According to Copernicus

  • Otto Von Guericke
Part of the Archives Internationales D’Histoire Des Idées / International Archives of the History of Ideas book series (ARCH, volume 137)


Having postulated that the earth, together with the moon, has its place between Venus and Mars, Copernicus attributed to it a twofold motion, daily and annual, to which a third is added, namely “inclination”, although this cannot properly be termed motion.

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