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any of the nine large heavenly bodies that orbit the sun
planets
an ancient Greek astronomer who believed in an earth-centered universe
Ptolemy Cladius
the errojeous view that all heavenly bodies-stars,planets,sun,and moon- revolve around a stationary earth
Earth-centered universe
a Polish astronomer who believed in a sun-centered universe
Copernicus Nicolaus
to revolve around
orbit
the view tat all planets orbit the sun
sun-centered universe
a German astronomer who discovered that planets travel in elliptical orbits;formulated three laws of planetary motion
Kepler Johannes
a symmetrically shaped oval
ellipse
two special points inside an ellipse
foci