Hevelius, Johannes, 1611-1687

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Hevelius was a German astronomer who is most well known for his studies of comets, lunar topography, and his catalog of stars.

From the description of Letter, 1686. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644730

Epithet: Consul at Dantzic

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000447.0x0003a7

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referencedIn Titz, Friedrich Daniel. Stammbuch, 1679-1684. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Hevelius, Johannes, 1611-1687. Papers. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Sloane 1942Paper, in folio, ff. 36, XVII Century; Papers of Dr. Nehemiah Grew one of the Secretaries of the Royal Society.1. Three copies of the circular letter sent by Dr. N. Grew and Dr. Robert Hook, Secretaries of the Royal Society, to their Forei... British Library
creatorOf Strauch, Aegidius, 1632-1682,. Album amicorum : manuscript, 1669-1674. Houghton Library
referencedIn Hevelius, Elisabeth, 1647-1693. Letters, 1680-1938. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn includes:f. 1 Jabir Ibn Haiyan, Al-Tarsusi: Letter of R. Plot on a translation of his works: n.d.ff. 1-93 b Robert Plot, DCL, Oxon., Custos of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford: Medical and chemical papers: 17th cent.ff. 11-16 Pierre Jean Fabre: Acc... British Library
referencedIn McPike, Eugene Fairfield, b. 1870. Papers, 1898-1946. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Royal Society (Great Britain). Early Letters and Classified Papers, 1606-1740. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Hevelius, Johannes, 1611-1687. Letter, 1686. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Eugene Fairfield McPike papers, 1898-1946 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Viviani, Vincenzio, 1622-1703. Letter, signed : Florence, to Johannes Hevelius, 21 July 1674. University of Michigan
referencedIn Richerson: Epitome capitulorum ejus cosmographiæ: 17th cent.includes:ff. 2-19 b, 20-36 b Arnold Florentz van Langen, Cosmographe de sa Majesté Catholique: Traicté d'aucuns usages et observations de deux globes: 17th cent.: Two copies.ff. 2-19, 20-3... British Library
creatorOf [Johannes Hevelius, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Ralph Widdrington: Epistolae Cantabrigienses, 1650-1669 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Baluze, Etienne, 1630-1718. Letter : to Johannes Hevelius : 1685 Aug. 21. Houghton Library
referencedIn Lalanne, Ludovic, 1815-1898. Inventaire de la correspondance d'Hévélius / Ludovic Lalanne. US Naval Observatory, James M. Gilliss Library
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associatedWith Baluze, Etienne, 1630-1718. person
associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Hevelius, Elisabeth, 1647-1693. person
correspondedWith Lalanne, Ludovic, 1815-1898. person
associatedWith McPike, Eugene Fairfield, b. 1870. person
associatedWith Royal Society (Great Britain) corporateBody
associatedWith Strauch, Aegidius, 1632-1682, person
associatedWith Titz, Friedrich Daniel. person
associatedWith Viviani, Vincenzio, 1622-1703. person
associatedWith Widdrington, Ralph person
associatedWith Wurtzelbau, Johann Philipp von, 1651-1725. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Uranus (Planet)
Paris, France
Mars (Planet)
Lunar eclipses


Birth 1611-01-28

Death 1687-01-28




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