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  • Keplerian — adjective Of or pertaining to , German astronomer and mathematician …   Wiktionary

  • keplerian — kep·le·ri·an …   English syllables

  • keplerian — (ˈ)ke|plirēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Johannes Kepler died 1630 German astronomer + English ian 1. : of or relating to the astronomer Kepler 2. : being in accord with Kepler s laws …   Useful english dictionary

  • Keplerian motion — Keplerio judėjimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. Keplerian motion vok. Kepler Bewegung, f rus. кеплерово движение, n; кеплеровское движение, n pranc. mouvement képlérien, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Keplerian telescope —       instrument for viewing distant objects, the basis for the modern refractive telescope, named after the great German astronomer Johannes Kepler. Its eyepiece, or ocular, is a convex (positive, or convergent) lens placed in back of the focus …   Universalium

  • keplerian telescope — noun Usage: usually capitalized K : a refracting telescope usually used in astronomical observations including a positive objective lens and a positive eyepiece and giving an inverted image and a relatively wide field of view …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kepler — Keplerian /kep lear ee euhn/, adj. /kep leuhr/, n. 1. Johann /yoh hahn/, 1571 1630, German astronomer. 2. a crater in the second quadrant of the face of the moon having an extensive ray system: about 22 miles (35 km) in diameter. * * * ▪ United… …   Universalium

  • Orbital elements — are the parameters required to uniquely identify a specific orbit. In celestial mechanics these elements are generally considered in classical two body systems, where a Kepler orbit is used (derived from Newton s laws of motion and Newton s law… …   Wikipedia

  • Oort constants — The Oort constants (discovered by Jan Oort) A and B are empirically derived parameters that characterize the local rotational properties of our galaxy, the Milky Way, in the following manner: where V0 and R0 are the rotational velocity and… …   Wikipedia

  • Johannes Kepler — Infobox Scientist name = Johannes Kepler |175px image width = 175px caption = A 1610 portrait of Johannes Kepler by an unknown artist birth date = Birth date|1571|12|27 birth place = Weil der Stadt near Stuttgart, Germany residence = Baden… …   Wikipedia

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