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.
From the Earth to the Moon" -- HBO/Imagine Entertainment/ Clavius Base (HBO)
portrays Clavius as certainly the preeminent theoretical astronomer in his day, yet one who was preoccupied with integrating Ptolemaic planetary theory within Aristotelian physics as understood in the 16th century.
The author also examines the thought of Jesuits such as Robert Bellarmine and Christoph Clavius and important thinkers in the history of philosophy and science, namely Giordano Bruno, Francesco Patrizzi, Rene' Descartes, Pierre Gassendi, and Isaac Newton.
Galileo Galilei Byron Jennings Andrea Sarti/Mathematician/ Astronomer Jason Butler Harner Federzoni/ Christopher Clavius John Wylie Ballad Singer/ Little Monk Michael Winther Cardinal Barberini Edmond Genest Sagredo/ Cardinal Inquisitor Tim Donoghue Ballad Singer's Wife Nicole Halmos
They occasionally check in on Plato, Clavius, or Tycho, but they don't take advantage of unique combinations of lighting and librations--conditions that only repeat every 18 years--to look for the unexpected and unknown.
From the Earth to the Moon" -- HBO Programming in association with Imagine Entertainment and Clavius Base (HBO).
Coming at the same time as Droz's French edition of the Poetics' fifth book, the present immense edition and German translation of Julius Caesar Scaliger's favorite work suggests that reevaluation of such major figures of the next generation as Carlo Sigonio, Christopher Clavius, J.
Although it's easy to capture the entire Moon in a single exposure through most amateur telescopes using a DSLR camera, sharp close-ups of lunar craters, such as this detailed portrait of Clavius (above), or a solar transit of the International Space Station (left), require high-speed videos to record the best moments of steady seeing conditions.