From the classroom, to the Universe

It was Gassendi.

I tried imaging the moon the night before the opening of classes. I was just randomly scanning through its surface details and then with no particular reason, this crater caught my attention. Not knowing what that lunar feature was, I tried comparing the picture to a program called Virtual Moon Atlas,

Alas! It was Gassendi.

A 110 km crater named after a French priest, philosopher, mathematician and of course, an astronomer


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