Journal Article

Tycho's Star and the supernovae of <i>Uranographia Britannica</i>

Kevin J Kilburn

in Astronomy & Geophysics

Published on behalf of The Royal Astronomical Society

Volume 42, issue 2, pages 2.16-2.17
Published in print April 2001 | ISSN: 1366-8781
Published online April 2001 | e-ISSN: 1468-4004 | DOI:
Tycho's Star and the supernovae of Uranographia Britannica

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The discovery in the library of Manchester Astronomical Society of a first impression of John Bevis's Uranographia Britannica has led to a reappraisal of these early observations. In particular, his observations of Tycho's Star suggest a new interpretation of the supernovae responsible.

Journal Article.  2088 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics ; Geophysics

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