Which of the following is not true about the solar system model of Copernicus?

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    It used an earlier Greek idea that placed the Sun at the center of the solar system.
     Its central organizing principle and primary attraction to Copernicus was that it was simpler to comprehend than the Ptolemaic model.
     It was not widely accepted and was not even published until the year that he died.
     It was based on a system of epicycles and deferents.
     It used elliptical orbits for the motions of the planets.
asked Sep 20, 2012 in Astronomy by anonymous
    

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It used elliptical orbits for the motions of the planets.
answered Sep 22, 2012 by SkyStar ~Expert~ (2,855 points)

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