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Johannes Hevelius

Johannes Hevelius, by [[Daniel Schultz]] Johannes Hevelius (in German also known as ''Hevel''; ; – 28 January 1687) was a councillor and mayor of Danzig (Gdańsk), Kingdom of Poland. As an astronomer, he gained a reputation as "the founder of lunar topography", and described ten new constellations, seven of which are still used by astronomers.
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