Definition of Johan Kepler

1. Noun. German astronomer who first stated laws of planetary motion (1571-1630).

Exact synonyms: Johannes Kepler, Kepler
Generic synonyms: Astronomer, Stargazer, Uranologist



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Johan August Strindberg
Johan Julius Christian Sibelius
Johan Kepler (current term)
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Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
Johann Friedrich Herbart
Johann Gottfried von Herder
Johann Gutenberg
Johann Joachim Winckelmann
Johann Ludwig Uhland
Johann Mendel
Johann Muller
Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Strauss
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Literary usage of Johan Kepler

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Descartes's Theory of Light and Refraction: A Discourse on Method by A. Mark Smith (1987)
"That circle itself seems to have grown out of an earlier circle that included Thomas Hariot, Willibrord Snel, and Johan Kepler. For a detailed account of ..."

2. Readings from Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley (1920)
"4 Johan Kepler (1571-1630), a German astronomer, devoted years to the observation of the orbit of Mars, with the result that he announced in his Astro-nomia ..."

3. The Life of the Fly by Jean-Henri Fabre (1913)
"From this I have to deduce that the force which confines the planet to its orbit is di- 'Johan Kepler (1571-1630) announced the first two of his three laws ..."

4. The Elements of Astronomy by Devendra Náth Mallik (1921)
"Johan Kepler was an assistant of Tycho Brahe and came into the possession of the latter's splendid results after his death. It was after vainly attempting ..."

5. Descartes's Theory of Light and Refraction: A Discourse on Method by Mark Smith (2007)
"That circle itself seems to have grown out of an earlier circle that included Thomas Hariot, Willibrord Snel, and Johan Kepler. For a detailed account of ..."

6. The Riddle of the Beast by Josiah Nicholas Kidd (1915)
"Such was the earth that Johan Kepler saw; And while it may not be exact in law, Yet we will let it stand to illustrate The beast of war that preys upon the ..."

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