Johannes Hevelius (born Jan Heweliusz) from Gdansk, Poland published a moon map in the Selenographia in 1647. Galileo first made moon drawings in 1609, yet Hevelius’ map first depicted the entire detailed visible moon surface containing the lunar features we know today, Mare Tranquillitatis (Sea of Tranquility). Later, Italian Jesuit astronomer, Giovanni Battista Riccioli and published in the Almagestum novum in 1651.
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1647: Hevelius maps the Moon. Johannes Hevelius, a Polish brewer and councilor turned … Hevelius’ atlas, the Selenographia, published in 1647, helped other …
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Feb 19, 2016 – Johannes Hevelius’s 1647 map of the moon. … Using his personal wealth, Hevelius published his observations and drawings in 1647’s …
- Hevelius’ map of the Moon (1647-1746) | Digital Museum of Planetary …
Jan 28, 2016 – Publication : 1647, Selenographia sive lunae descriptio. Gedani:TypisHunefelianis. Cartographer: Johann Höwelcke (Hevelius) …
- The Map: The Moon, 1647 | History Today
A 17th-century map by the founder of lunar topography, Johannes Hevelius. … He published his results in Selenographia (1647), the first selenographical atlas …
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Dec 11, 2018 – Johannes Hevelius Issues the First Extensive Moon Atlas … German, or Jan Heweliusz (in Polish), self-published Selenographia: sive, lunae descriptio. … In the Selenographia he drew excellent moon maps, based on his own …
- Map of the moon by Hevelius
Map of the moon by Hevelius … , 563,  p.,  leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., maps ; 35 cm. … Probably bound together subsequent to publication. 4.