Danzig Observatory Built In 1640 By Hevel. (Johannes Hevelius / Jan Heweliusz). ...
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Description: Danzig Observatory built in 1640 by Hevel. (Johannes Hevelius / Jan Heweliusz). Built the observatory on the roofs of three connected houses, equipping it with instruments, ultimately including a large Keplerian telescope of 46 m long. Astronomer and founder of ’lunar topography’. 28 January 1611 – 28 January 1687 (Illustration from Hevel ’s ’Machina Calestis’.