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  • Polish stamps: authentic Polish stamps with Copernicus, whom the element is named after, pictured
  • Polish coin: Polish coin with an image of Copernicus imprinted on it
  • Glass etched solar system: Copernicus was credited with establishing that the sun was the center of the solar system rather than the earth, as it was previously believed

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Symbol: Cn

Atomic Number: 112

Atomic Mass: 285 amu

Electron Configuration: [Rn] 5f146d107s2 

Year Discovered: 1996

Discovered By: Sigurd Hofmann 

Last Updated: 5/27/20