Copernican system(redirected from Heliocentric System)
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(Astronomy) the theory published in 1543 by Copernicus which stated that the earth and the planets rotated around the sun and which opposed the Ptolemaic system
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|Noun||1.||Copernican system - (astronomy) Copernicus' astronomical model in which the Earth rotates around the sun|
framework, model, theoretical account - a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process; "the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems"
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