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Hevelius

[huh-vey-lee-uh s; German hey-vey-lee-oo s] /həˈveɪ li əs; German heɪˈveɪ liˌʊs/
noun
1.
Johannes (Johann Hewel or Hewelke) 1611–87, Polish astronomer: charted the moon's surface and discovered four comets.
2.
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
1.
Johannes (joˈhanəs). 1611–87, German astronomer, who published one of the first detailed maps of the lunar surface
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