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Johannes Hevelius by viola d

Johannes Hevelius


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7.04.2011 at 21:43h
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Johannes Hevelius (January 28, 1611 January 28, 1687) was a Protestant councilor and mayor of Gdansk. As an astronomer he gained a reputation as "the founder of lunar topography" and described ten new constellations, seven of which are still recognized by astronomers.(Wikipedia)
Ps. There is also quite a good beer here named after this great astronomer:)


dArtagnan, 7.04.2011 at 21:44h

1+++ pwh

Deryck, 7.04.2011 at 21:59h

Excellent picture and interesting information. There is a stack of detail catching my eye. But I especially love the beauty of the European architecture

Adele Oliver, 8.04.2011 at 1:33h

Great black and white image and thank you for the interesting information ... an impressive sculpture and so nice the old architecture I miss here.
greetings, Adele

Vera M. Shulga, 8.04.2011 at 8:19h

Great capture.
Wonderful b-w photo!

s. sabine krause, 8.04.2011 at 9:45h

ad astra per aspera goes for both beer and great astronomers, i think! ; )) a beautiful monochrome motif and shot, and interesting info to go with it, viola! love how there's all those different lines and angles in both the beautiful old half-timbered hostel and the statue of hevelius in front of it thus, the great old son of the city will always be an organic part of it! greetings, sabine.

Mark Billiau., 8.04.2011 at 10:08h

Pretty nice scene.
Great architecture and excellent use of the statue in the foreground.
Intersting information to read too.
Now then, let's drink a Hevelius beer. Cheers !


Irbenika, 8.04.2011 at 13:32h

This is marvellous black and white photo! Well balanced. It was very interesting to read about the man, the monument of which we see in this picture. Thanks! Astronomy has been an amateur pastime Hevelius, and he lived at the expense of beer ;-))

Regards, Ira

Holger Findling, 9.04.2011 at 1:12h

Nice capture. Good B&W tones

Misu Schwartz, 9.04.2011 at 18:40h

A good B&W composition!

Hinz - Merkel, 9.04.2011 at 18:54h

Ein ausdruckstarkes Foto!


xxx xxx xxxx, 9.04.2011 at 21:39h

Muy buena com posición con excelente virado. Felicidades.

Tatjana Puc Kous, 10.04.2011 at 1:24h

information!I like b+w picture and great house. Thank you for

groc, 10.04.2011 at 8:11h

Outstanding B/W shot.
I shall not make up my mind in the choice between astronomer and beer: I'll seriously consider both!

dirk van Appeldorn, 10.04.2011 at 9:30h

nice shot and a great architecture

Pop Radu, 10.04.2011 at 16:12h

Great capture.
Wonderful b-w photo :)

Andrea Sagawe, 10.04.2011 at 19:03h

Looks very fine in black and white


Takis.K, 10.04.2011 at 21:39h

very nice in b/w!
best regards Christos

Jörg Klüber, 12.04.2011 at 17:47h

Nice mood, excellent shot!
rgds Jörg

Pierre LAVILLE, 12.04.2011 at 19:50h

Superbe noir et blanc
Amitiés Pierre

Vjdj2, 12.04.2011 at 22:25h

A beautiful image!!! Greetings, vj

Pierre LAVILLE, 14.04.2011 at 7:49h

Superbe photo +++++++
Merci pour le commentaire
FR: Fleurs du Japon by Pierre LAVILLE
FR: Fleurs du Japon
12.4.11, 22:02

Christian Bertero, 15.04.2011 at 16:27h

Bell'omaggio dovuto a questo sindaco astronomo.
Excellent composition in B/N. May be you could'n't have the top of the roof ... Congratulations also for the text. ++++


Sally Dunn, 16.04.2011 at 20:47h

He has left his legacy in the stars and beer!!! ;)) Good in b/w to echo the statue.

Hans-Günther Schöner, 20.04.2011 at 7:22h

Eine sehr gelungene Aufnahme mit tollen Kontrasten !


Enne See, 21.04.2011 at 8:56h

Very well balanced photo, full of details. Your comment on it is also giving to us all the extra information that we need to know. Excellent presentantion!

Enne See

John Mc D, 10.05.2011 at 19:11h

Nice shot

Angelika El., 12.05.2011 at 0:24h

Wonderful frame house! And I like the b-w here very much!


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