this page honors Tycho Brahe (1546-1601)

image of the constellation Cassiopeia-A

Tycho Brahe became interested in astronomy while he was a university student. In 1572, he discovered a supernova within the constellation Cassiopeia. His fame grew, and he received royal funding to construct the Uraniborg observatory.

During his lifetime, Tycho Brahe collected vast quantities of astronomical data.


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