Definitions for keplerˈkɛp lər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kepler, Johannes Kepler, Johan Kepler(noun)

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

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  1. Kepler

    Kepler is a lunar impact crater that lies between the Oceanus Procellarum to the west and Mare Insularum in the east. To the southeast is the crater Encke. Kepler is most notable for the prominent ray system that covers the surrounding mare. The rays extend for well over 300 kilometers, overlapping the rays from other craters. Kepler has a small rampart of ejecta surrounding the exterior of its high rim. The outer wall is not quite circular, and possesses a slightly polygonal form. The interior walls of Kepler are slumped and slightly terraced, descending to an uneven floor and a minor central rise. One of the rays from Tycho, when extended across the Oceanus Procellarum, intersects this crater. This was a factor in the choice of the crater's name when Giovanni Riccioli was creating his system of lunar nomenclature, as Kepler used the observations of Tycho Brahe while devising his three laws of planetary motion. On Riccioli's maps, this crater was named Keplerus, and the surrounding skirt of higher albedo terrain was named Insulara Ventorum.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kepler in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kepler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Andrew Siemion:

    At first I thought they were absolutely nuts -- it wasn't until they told me their data had been vetted by the Kepler team at NASA.

  2. Paul Hertz:

    Last summer, the possibility of a scientifically productive mission for Kepler after its reaction wheel failure in its extended mission was not part of the conversation.

  3. Charlie Sobeck:

    This checkout is anticipated to continue through the week, earth-based observatories participating in Campaign 9 will continue to make observations as Kepler's health check continues.

  4. Kepler Cheuvreux:

    ... over time I'd expect them to use GE's excellent distribution network in Kepler Cheuvreux to source in more of their own Chinese low-priced products which will change the dynamics to some extent.

  5. Peter Garnavich:

    In order to see something that happens on timescales of minutes, like a shock breakout, you want to have a camera continuously monitoring the sky, you don’t know when a supernova is going to go off, and Kepler's vigilance allowed us to be a witness as the explosion began.

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