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Transcript of Johannes Kepler
discovered law of planetary motion
was an astronomer, philosopher, mathematician i worked along the side of Tycho Brahe to try and observe the motion of mars the point nearest the sun is called the perihelion, and the point farthest away from the sun is the aphelion. the planet moves fastest when it is near the perihelion and slowest when it is near the aphelion. the planets are in an eclipse because if they where circular it would move at the same rate father or closer. When the planets circle around the sun, when it is close to the sun it moves fast vs. it being farther away and moving slower. supported the heliocentric theory I begun my education in 1577 Leonberg. When I was six I observed the great comet. When i was nine I evented the lunar eclipse. I was in bankrupt so i worked in a field for several years. In 1584 I was placed in Adelberg. 1589, after moving through grammar school, Latin school two years later to Maulbronn. I explained how tides are influenced by the moon. I determined the exact year christ was born. I was a mathematics teacher in Graz Austraila. I was soon a assistant to astonomer Tycho Brahe. I also did fundamental work in the field of optics. I help invent and improved a version of the refracting telescope, the Keplerian Telescope Education and work Growing up I was planning to be a priest, but was drawn into the world of science.
I lived in poverty and died in poverty.
I have never known fame or fortune, like many scientist during my time.
My religion is Lutheran, which is almost Christianity.
Close to my death I started getting really bad fevers. During my time there was no cure for fevers. On November 15th 1630 a fever killed me.
Marriage and children
On April 27, 1597 I married Barbara Muller, a 23 year old widow with a daughter. We had two children, Heinrich and Susanna who died when they were infants. Barbara died in 1599. On October 30th 1613 I married 24 year old Susanna Reuttinger. Our children Margareta Kenga, Katherina, and Sebald died in childhood. Three of our other children Cordula, Fridmar, and Hildebert survived into adult hood. After Death Accomplishments 1975 nine years after its founding the college for economic sciences Linz(Austria) was renamed Johannes Kepler University Linz in honor of me since i wrote Magnun Opus Harmonice Mundi in Linz. This was a great work of literature or art, a masterpiece or literary contexts.