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Held an Earth-centered view of the Universe
a) Galileo
b) Copernicus
c) Ptolemy
d) Brahe

Proved that galaxies exist beyond the Milky Way
a) Brahe
b) Ptolemy
c) Hubble
d) Galileo

First to use a telescope as a scientific instrament
a) Galileo
b) Hubble
c) Ptolemy
d) Brahe

Held a Sun-centered view of the universe
a) Brahe
b) Galileo
c) Ptolemy
d) Copernicus

Believe the Moon and the Sun revolved around the Earth, and the rest of the planets revolved around the Sun
a) Galileo
b) Copernicus
c) Brahe
d) Ptolemy

Three laws of planetary motion
a) Hubble
b) Ptolemy
c) Brahe
d) Kepler

Discovered four of Jupiter's moons
a) Galileo
b) Hubble
c) Brahe
d) Copernicus

Showed that gravity keeps the planets in orbit
a) Brahe
b) Copernicus
c) Hubble
d) Newton

His data was used by Kepler
a) Copernicus
b) Brahe
c) Hubble
d) Ptolemy

Discovered the planets had elliptical orbits
a) Kepler
b) Hubble
c) Galileo
d) Copernicus

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