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Although many are familiar with astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543) and his book “On the Revolution of the Heavenly Spheres,” little is known about the initial printing of his work. Printing, introduced in Europe during the 15th century, had a major impact on the development of astronomy. Scholars not only worked closely with printers but some of them, including Regiomontanus, Petrus Apianus, Johannes Schoner and Tycho Brahe, also supervised printing houses.

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