Watercolour of Tycho Brahe (image) Aarhus University Caption This is a watercolour of Tycho Brahe from around 1600 as he looked shortly before his death. His bushy mustache and slightly deformed nose with its prosthesis are visible. Both have been analyzed by the research team. The image is of a watercolor which was pasted into Tycho Brahe's famous work Mechanica (1597). Credit None Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.