Copernicus, Nicolaus

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Copernicus, Nicolaus Gender: M
Nicolaus Koppernigk
born on 19 February 1473 Jul.Cal. (28 Feb 1473 greg.) at 17:13 (= 5:13 PM )
Place Torun, Poland, 53n02, 18e35
Timezone LMT m18e35 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 10°12' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 05°32 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 07°02'

Nicolaus Copernicus


Polish astronomer and author, considered the founder of modern astronomy. He established the theory that the earth rotates daily on its axis and that planets revolve in orbits around the sun. Copernicus was the author of "Concerning the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres," 1543.

Died of apoplexy on 24 May 1543, in Frauenburg, East Prussia.

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  • Death by Disease 24 May 1543 Jul.Cal. (3 June 1543 greg.) in Frauenburg (Apoplexy, age 70)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Constellations '77 quotes J. Scperkowicz, "Nicolaus Copernicus," "data from astrologers present at his birth" (February 19 OS, 5:00 PM LAT). Same in NN No.469.

Taeger IHL update 3 gives 16:48 LAT, quoting J. Mixa.


  • Traits : Mind : Exceptional mind
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Stroke (Apoplexy, fatal)
  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy (Considered founder of modern astronomy)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure (Astronomer)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book