Langrenus

Langrenus

(lang-gree -nŭs) See table at craters.
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The craters named Langrenus, Hevelius, and Riccioli honor three pioneering lunar cartographers.
Dollfus obtained definitive polarimetry evidence for dust clouds above the surface of the Moon, albeit in Langrenus crater and not Aristarchus.
You can gaze across the near rims and floors of the limb-hugging craters Moretus, Pythagoras, Langrenus, and Zucchius to the bright rim-crest scarps and the jumble of terraces below on their far walls.
These included Gerardus Mercator (1512-1594); cartographer Simon Stevin (1548/ 4922-1620), mathematician, promoter of the decimal system of notation and inventor of the land yacht; Michael van Langren (Langrenus) (1598/1600 (23)-1675), the creator of modern selenography; Ferdinand Verbiest (1623-1688), Flemish Jesuit missionary to China in the Qing dynasty and director of the Peking Observatory under Emperor Kangxi; Adolphe Quetelet (1796-1874), statistician, anthropologist and founder of the Royal Observatory in Belgium; and Jean-Charles Houzeau de Lehaie (1820-1888), journalist, Director of the Royal Observatory after Quetelet, who played a role in the American Civil War and who observed the transit of Venus in 1882 in Texas.
Crater Timing Predictions ENTRANCES EXITS Feature UT Feature UT Grimaldi 1:11 Grimaldi 3:31 Aristarchus 1:15 Billy 3:33 Billy 1:18 Campanus 3:37 Kepler 1:18 Tycho 3:38 Pytheas 1:25 Kepler 3:43 Copernicus 1:26 Aristarchus 3:45 Timocharis 1:28 Copernicus 3:51 Plato 1:30 Pytheas 3:53 Campanus 1:31 Timocharis 3:58 Aristoteles 1:38 Plato 4:04 Eudoxus 1:39 Manilius 4:05 Manilius 1:39 Dionysius 4:06 Menelaus 1:42 Menelaus 4:08 Tycho 1:43 Censorinus 4:11 Dionysius 1:45 Plinius 4:11 Plinius 1:46 Eudoxus 4:11 Censorinus 1:53 Aristoteles 4:12 Proclus 1:55 Goclenius 4:12 Taruntius 1:57 Langrenus 4:16 Goclenius 2:00 Taruntius 4:18 Langrenus 2:05 Proclus 4:20
Finally, on the opposite side sits Langrenus, whose earlier (1645) map had used neutral but head-scratchingly obscure names from Greek and Latin geographies.
Langrenus is a 136-km-diameter crater near the eastern limb of the Moon.
Nearby Eratosthenes is one, as are Bullialdus in Mare Nubium, Langrenus on the eastern edge of Mare Fecunditatis, Theophilus near Mare Nectaris, and Tycho down in the southern highlands.
Nearby Eratosthenes is one, as is Bullialdus in Mare Nubium, Langrenus on the eastern edge of Mare Fecunditatis, Theophilus near Mare Nectaris, and Tycho down in the southern highlands.
The Apollo 8 astronauts were impressed by the 79-mile-wide (127-km) crater Langrenus, and you will be, too.
Exit (UT) Abulfeda E 3 2:25:37 -- -- Aristarchus 5 1:48:50 4 4:21:46 Aristoteles 3 2:13:47 1 4:52:05 Birt 3 2:17:17 2 4:18:21 Campanus 1 2:10:50 1 4:09:06 Copernicus 8 2:00:51 4 4:26:41 Dionysius 7 2:23:15 3 4:41:45 Eudoxus 3 2:14:34 1 4:51:25 Gassendi 2 1:59:53 1 4:07:53 Goclenius 3 2:41:29 1 4:47:25 Grimaldi 4 1:48:01 3 4:05:23 Kepler 4 1:51:58 2 4:18:54 Langrenus 5 2:47:25 2 4:53:00 Manilius 7 2:15:41 4 4:42:18 Menelaus 7 2:19:13 4 4:45:55 Nicolai A 2 2:42:00 -- -- Plato 9 2:05:00 4 4:43:57 Plinius 5 2:23:15 2 4:48:53 Proclus 8 2:34:17 2 4:58:43 Pytheas 6 1:59:12 3 4:30:14 Riccioli 1 1:46:12 1 4:05:50 Taruntius 6 2:37:29 1 4:55:20 Timocharis 3 2:02:41 4 4:36:15 Tycho 11 2:26:57 5 4:07:08