Clavius


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Clavius

(ˈkleɪvɪəs)
n
(Astronomy) one of the largest of the craters on the moon, about 230 kilometres (145 miles) in diameter, whose walls have peaks up to 5700 metres (19 000 feet) above the floor. It lies in the SE quadrant
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It skirted at some distance the summits of Blancanus, and at about half-past seven in the evening reached the circle of Clavius.
What are these diameters against that of Clavius, which we overlook at this moment?
Barbicane was not listening to Michel Ardan; he was contemplating these ramparts of Clavius, formed by large mountains spread over several miles.
Risen" is the epic Biblical story of the Resurrection and the weeks that followed, as seen through the eyes of an unbelieving Clavius (Joseph Fiennes), a high-ranking Roman Military Tribune.
There Ricci had three Jesuit mentors: his novice master, Alessandro Valignano, who in 1573 would become responsible for the Jesuit missions in the Far East; Christopher Clavius, a mathematician and leading European astronomer; and Robert Bellarmine, who would later become one of the most prominent cardinals of the Counter-Reformation.
He has also just finished filming Clavius, a biblical epic that explores the period after Christ's death and resurrection.
At one end of the spectrum of attitudes toward Galileo was Christopher Clavius, S.
This (the unstated 4th edition) contains a drawing of Clavius by Ball made as late as 1982.
When Floyd enters the station, a Tati-like receptionist sitting at a cubicle (reputedly the first appearance of the pioneering "Action II" cubicle on film) greets him; in the station, Floyd must talk to a screen for a "Voice Print Identification," he calls home to wish his daughter "Happy Birthday" on a videoscreen (echoed later when Poole watches a screen to see his parents' prerecorded "Happy Birthday" message), and a long hall has banks of screens in it; Floyd talks to base personnel at Clavius in a room with a lightbox-like, screen-sized rectangle on each wall (echoed later by the lightbox-like tiles on the floor in Bowman's vision of his older self in palatial rooms).
One of his teachers was none other than the renowned Jesuit father Christopher Clavius, a friend of Johannes Kepler and Galileo Galilei.
Last Quarter Moon Last Quarter lunar features Craters 1 Maginus 2 Clavius 3 Tycho * 4 Gassendi 5 Grimaldi * 6 Landsberg 7 Encke 8 Kepler * 9 Aristarchus 10 Bianchini 11 Pythagoras 12 Plato * 13 Aristillus 14 Autolycus 15 Archimedes 16 Timocharis * 17 Eratosthenes 18 Copernicus * 19 Herschel 20 Ptolemaeus 21 Albategnius 22 Alphonsus 23 Arzachel Mountains CM Carpathians HM Harbinger RM Riphaeus SB Spitzbergen StR Straight Range SW Straight Wall TM Teneriffe Other features MF Mare Frigoris MH Mare Humorum MI Mare Imbrium MN Mare Nubium OP Oceanus Procellarum PE Palus Epidemiarum SA Sinus Aestuum SI Sinus Iridum SR Sinus Roris Table 2.
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