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Johann Bayer

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Johann Bayer (1572 – 7 March 1625) was a German lawyer and uranographer (celestial cartographer). [1]

23 relations: Alessandro Piccolomini, Asterism (astronomy), Astronomy, Atlas, Augsburg, Bayer (crater), Bayer designation, Cartography, Celestial cartography, Celestial sphere, Germany, Julius Schiller, Jurisprudence, Lawyer, Linda Hall Library, Moon, Rain, Lower Bavaria, Rain, Swabia, Springer Publishing, Tycho Brahe, University of Ingolstadt, Urania, Uranometria.

Alessandro Piccolomini

Alessandro Piccolomini (13 June 1508 – 12 March 1579) was an Italian astronomer and philosopher from Siena, who promoted the popularization in the vernacular of Latin and Greek scientific and philosophical treatises.

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Asterism (astronomy)

In observational astronomy, an asterism is a popular known pattern or group of stars that are recognised in the night sky.

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Astronomy (from ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena.

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An atlas is a collection of maps; it is typically a bundle of maps of Earth or a region of Earth.

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Augsburg (Augschburg) is a city in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany.

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Bayer (crater)

Bayer is a lunar impact crater located in the southwest section of the moon, to the east of the crater Schiller.

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Bayer designation

A Bayer designation is a stellar designation in which a specific star is identified by a Greek letter, followed by the genitive form of its parent constellation's Latin name.

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Cartography (from Greek χάρτης chartēs, "papyrus, sheet of paper, map"; and γράφειν graphein, "write") is the study and practice of making maps.

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Celestial cartography

Celestial cartography, uranography, astrography or star cartography is the fringe of astronomy and branch of cartography concerned with mapping stars, galaxies, and other astronomical objects on the celestial sphere.

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Celestial sphere

In astronomy and navigation, the celestial sphere is an abstract sphere with an arbitrarily large radius concentric to Earth.

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Julius Schiller

Julius Schiller (c. 1580 – 1627) was a lawyer from Augsburg, who like his fellow citizen and colleague Johann Bayer published a star atlas in celestial cartography.

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Jurisprudence or legal theory is the theoretical study of law, principally by philosophers but, from the twentieth century, also by social scientists.

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A lawyer or attorney is a person who practices law, as an advocate, attorney, attorney at law, barrister, barrister-at-law, bar-at-law, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor at law, or solicitor, but not as a paralegal or charter executive secretary.

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Linda Hall Library

The Linda Hall Library is a privately endowed American library of science, engineering and technology located in Kansas City, Missouri, sitting "majestically on a urban arboretum." It is the "largest independently funded public library of science, engineering and technology in North America" and "among the largest science libraries in the world.".

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The Moon is an astronomical body that orbits planet Earth and is Earth's only permanent natural satellite.

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Rain, Lower Bavaria

Rain is a municipality in the district of Straubing-Bogen in Bavaria, Germany.

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Rain, Swabia

Rain (also: Rain (Lech)) is a town in the Donau-Ries district, in Bavaria, Germany.

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Springer Publishing

Springer Publishing is an American publishing company of academic journals and books, focusing on the fields of nursing, gerontology, psychology, social work, counseling, public health, and rehabilitation (neuropsychology).

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Tycho Brahe

Tycho Brahe (born Tyge Ottesen Brahe;. He adopted the Latinized form "Tycho Brahe" (sometimes written Tÿcho) at around age fifteen. The name Tycho comes from Tyche (Τύχη, meaning "luck" in Greek, Roman equivalent: Fortuna), a tutelary deity of fortune and prosperity of ancient Greek city cults. He is now generally referred to as "Tycho," as was common in Scandinavia in his time, rather than by his surname "Brahe" (a spurious appellative form of his name, Tycho de Brahe, only appears much later). 14 December 154624 October 1601) was a Danish nobleman, astronomer, and writer known for his accurate and comprehensive astronomical and planetary observations.

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University of Ingolstadt

The University of Ingolstadt was founded in 1472 by Louis the Rich, the Duke of Bavaria at the time, and its first Chancellor was the Bishop of Eichstätt.

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Urania (Οὐρανία, Ourania; meaning "heavenly" or "of heaven") was, in Greek mythology, the muse of astronomy.

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Uranometria is the short title of a star atlas produced by Johann Bayer.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Bayer

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