Hevelius


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Hevelius

(German heˈveːliʊs)
n
(Biography) Johannes (joˈhanəs). 1611–87, German astronomer, who published one of the first detailed maps of the lunar surface
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After him Hevelius, an astronomer of Dantzic, reduced the highest elevations to 15,000 feet; but the calculations of Riccioli brought them up again to 21,000 feet.
Neither Hevelius, Cassin, La Hire, nor Herschel seemed to have known them.
Langren had named most craters for Catholic royalty and saints, but Johannes Hevelius used terrestrial geographic features, and Giambattista Riccioli--despite being a priest --selected an assortment of ancient and contemporary scientists and philosophers.
johannes hevelius 12 in olsztyn university of warmia and mazury in olsztyn.
Canes Venatici is a small northern constellation of faint stars that was created by Johannes Hevelius in the 17th century.
In the 17th century Johannes Hevelius produced one of the first detailed maps of what?
Lacerta was delineated by the Polish astronomer Johannes Hevelius and published n his 1690 star atlas.
The seventeenth-century Polish astronomer Johannes Hevelius would produce highly precise telescopic measurements of the apparent sizes of stars.
Today's event is less competitive and there are question marks over several rivals, including Hevelius, who has not run since a below-par effort at Cork in July, Volkis O'Blue, having his first outing in five months, and Mackey Boy, twice pulled up since a Limerick maiden win last winter.
Johannes Hevelius (1611-1687) named the constellation Scutum Sobieski, "the Shield", in 1683 to celebrate King John Sobieski of Poland, who successfully defended his country against the Otoman Empire.
The dark surface of Plato had long been the focus of selenographers' attention since Hevelius brought his telescope to bear on the lunar surface and christened the feature the 'Greater black lake'.
Lalande also described how Galileo and Johannes Hevelius viewed the Sun as a fluid: "Galileo, who was in no manner attached to the system of incorruptibility of the heavens, thought that Sun spots were a type of smoke, clouds, or sea foam that forms on the surface of the Sun, and which swim on an ocean of subtle and fluid material" [98, p.