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Tycho Brahe's drawing of the supernova of 1572 (1). On his way home on the night of 11 November 1572, Tycho noticed an unfamiliar bright star in the constellation Cassiopeia. Woodcut from 'De Stella Nova', by Tycho Brahe (1573). Tycho Brahe (Tyge Ottesen Brahe - 1546-1601) Danish astronomer, astrologer and alchemist who built astronomical instruments which enabled him to make the most accurate observations of his time.

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Denmark, 16th Century AD
Tycho Brahe's drawing of the supernova of 1572 (1). On his way home on the night of 11 November 1572, Tycho noticed an unfamiliar bright star in the constellation Cassiopeia.  Woodcut from 'De Stella Nova', by Tycho Brahe (1573).  Tycho Brahe (Tyge Ottesen Brahe - 1546-1601) Danish astronomer, astrologer and alchemist who built astronomical instruments which enabled him to make the most accurate observations of his time.