Author:Johannes Hevelius

Johannes Hevelius
German/Polish astronomer
Johannes Hevelius


  • Prodromus, preface and unpublished observations
  • Catalogus Stellarum Fixarum (dated 1687), catalog of 1564 stars
  • Firmamentum Sobiescianum sive Uranographia (dated 1687)
  • Machina Celestis, chapter 18, 21, and 22, translated by Frederic Hale Forshall in The illustrated account given by Hevelius in his "Machina celestis" of the method of mounting his telescopes and erecting an Observatory by Charles Leeson Prince (1882)

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