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Buenaventura Suarez

Buenaventura Suarez Garay, Argentine Jesuit missionary, geographer and astronomer (Santa Fe de la Veracruz 03 September 1679 – Uruguay 24 August 1750)
 
 
 
 
Authored a lunar calendar covering 101 years named Lunario de un Siglo (1744) which was praised by famous Swedish scientists like Anders Celsius and Per Wargentin
 
Authored 2 works about Venus transit in Transactions of the Royal Society of London (1747-9)
 
Performed astronomical observations on comets, lunar eclipses, latitude determinations and other astronomical data highly praised by many European scientists  
 
Studied the behavior of Jovian, Mars and Venus satellites, Saturn rings and lunar surface
 
Created celestial maps