Astronomy Timeline

  • Apr 30, 1543

    Copernicus Publishes his heliocentric Theory Of the Universe

    Copernicus publses his theory that the earth rotates around the sun.
  • Apr 30, 1582

    Pope Gregory Xlll creates the Gregorian Calender

    Pope Gregory created the calender system we use today.
  • The First Reflecting Telescope was built by newton

  • The First People On Moon

    Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong are the first people to land on the moon.
  • The US Viking Probes land on Mars

  • Construction Begins On the International Space Station

  • First Visual Proof Of The Existence Of Black Holes

    Images are published of a black hole 2.7 Million Light Years away.