Photos from the opening of the tomb

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The documentary team from Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) at work in Prague, November 2010. With camera (r.) Lars Skov and presenter Lisbeth Jessen (with boom) recording the conversation between associate professor of Aarhus University, Jens Vellev, and doctor Martin Horak from the Homolka Hospital in Prague during the CT-scan of Tycho Brahe's skeleton. Also present a journalist from Czech radio. DR is issuing a documentary film on the entire Tycho Brahe-project in 2011.

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Photo: Jacob C. Ravn, Aarhus University.

Pictures 19 November 2010

Research Team Leader Jens Vellev, Aarhus University, beside the coffin of Tycho Brahe at display in the Týn Chruch, Prague, at Tycho Brahe's reburial November 19, 2010.

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Tycho Brahe's coffin, re-sealed, at the Týn Chruch, Prague, at Tycho Brahe's reburial November 19, 2010.

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From the Týn Chruch, Prague, at Tycho Brahe's reburial November 19, 2010.

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Tycho Brahe's reburial November 19, 2010. Týn Church, Prague.

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Pictures 18 November 2010

Jens Vellev, Petr Veleminsky and Zdenek Dragoun examining the remains of Tycho Brahe.
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Pictures 17 November 2010

The remains of Tycho Brahe being CT-scanned at Homolka Hospital in Prague. (Nov. 17)
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Jens Vellev, Aarhus University, and Jaroslav Bruzek, Department of Anthropology and Human Genetics, Prag investigating the bones of Tycho Brahe. (Nov. 17)
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Milena Bravermanova, The Art Collections Department, Prag, investigating the cloth in Tycho Brahe's coffin. (Nov. 17)
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Pattern of cloth. (Nov. 17)
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Pattern of cloth. (Nov. 17)
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Skull. (Nov. 17)
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The document to be laid down in the grave with Tycho Brahe at his reburial Friday 19th. The document is a copy of Tycho Brahe's own pergament including watermarks showing his observatory at the island of Hven. The paper is made at the Paper Museum in Silkeborg, Denmark. (Nov. 17)
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Pictures 16 november 2010

Jens Vellev, Vladimir Kelnar, Niels Lynnerup, Petr Veleminsky investigating Tycho Brahe's coffin (Nov 15)
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Skeleton of Tycho Brahe on display at the laboratory in Prague. (Nov 16)
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Cloth from Tycho Brahe's coffin (Nov 16)
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Professor Niels Lynnerup examining Tycho Brahe. (Nov 16)
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Jens Vellev with glass jar containing the remaining skull of Tycho Brahe (Nov 16)
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Jens Vellev opening glass jar with skull of Tycho Brahe (Nov 16)
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A message from 1901 was found in the bottom of the glass jar with Tycho Brahe's skull (Nov 16)
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Tycho Brahe's skull beside picture of skull from 1901. (nov 16)
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