Hevelius

[ huh-vey-lee-uh s; German hey-vey-lee-oo s ]
/ həˈveɪ li əs; German heɪˈveɪ liˌʊs /

noun

JohannesJohann Hewel or Hewelke, 1611–87, Polish astronomer: charted the moon's surface and discovered four comets.
a walled plain in the second quadrant of the face of the moon: about 100 miles (160 km) in diameter.
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Hevelius

/ (German heˈveːliʊs) /

noun

Johannes (joˈhanəs). 1611–87, German astronomer, who published one of the first detailed maps of the lunar surface
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