Johannes Kepler
Updated: 1/20/2020
Johannes Kepler
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  • Since Johannes was child his mom always took him to see nature. At nights they stared at the stars searching for comets.
  • Hi, I'm your teacher Mr. Michael Maestlin.
  • In 1589 he got into Tubigen University. He wanted to have a good carrier, unlike his dad that was a mercenary and left him and his mom.
  • As Johannes stood out in mathematics he was one of the only with the capability to understand Copernicus's theory. Just 2 years after he started teaching at a Protestant School in the city of Graz, Austria, he released his first book. "Mystery of the Cosmos," 1596, explaining the logic behind the sun being the center in our galaxy.
  • After his first publication he went on creating more books and studying more about astronomy. In this year he let out his most significant book Astronomia Nova. The theory that the planets orbited in an oval way around the sun, and that the sun never moved from it's current position.
  • 1609
  • His final important publish was called Epitome Astronomiae, were he explained in depth about how the planets orbited and there was multiple equations based on investigations he did. This calculations would later in the future be used for calculating planetary positions.
  • 1621
  • 67% (2x4x5) b 45x
  • 2R = 56B x56 - 6F
  • As soon as he arrived at Regensberg he became ill and died shortly.
  • " I used to measure the heavens, now I shall measure the shadows of the earth. Although my soul was from heaven, the shadow of my body lies here."
  • Regensberg, Germany on November 11, 1630
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