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Copernicus did not initially think that the Earth orbited the Sun. He just found the mathematical calculations for planetary positions easier if all objects went in circles around the Sun rather than the Earth. Seeing how successful and simple this heliocentric model was, he soon came to realize that it must be true...
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Seeing how successful and simple this heliocentric model was, he soon came to realize that it must be true. To have the Earth go around the Sun violated Aristotle's theory of violent motion since the Earth must move to orbit the Sun. It also violated church teaching since the Vatican supported the ideas that the Earth was the center of the Universe where all objects would orbit the Earth...
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