Urland la Luna

Cateva cratere lunare ce poarta numele unor savanti iezuiti (astronomi, matematicieni). In ordine cronologica:

Christopher Clavius (1538 – 1612)

Matteo Ricci (1552 – 1610)

Giuseppe Biancani (1566 – 1624)

Georges Furner (? – 1643)

Adam Tanner (1572 – 1632)

Christoph Scheiner (1573 –1650)

Charles Malapert (1581–1630)

Mario Bettini (1582 – 1657)

Denis Pétau (1583 – 1652)

Gerolamo Sersale (1584–1654)

Niccolò Cabeo (1586 – 1650)

Niccolò Zucchi (1586 – 1670)

Johann Baptist Cysat (1587 – 1657)

Hugh Sempill (1589 / 1596 – 1654)

Christophorus Grienberger (1561 – 1636)

Giovanni Battista Zupi (1590 – 1650)

Georg Schomberger (1597–1645)

Giovanni Battista Riccioli (1598 – 1671

Athanasius Kircher (1601 / 1602 – 1680)

Jacques de Billy (1602 – 1679) > one of the first scientists to reject the role of astrology in science. He also rejected old notions about the malevolent influence of comets.

Théodore Moret (1602 – 1667)

André Tacquet (1612 – 1660)

Francesco Maria Grimaldi (1618 – 1663)

Ruder Boškovic (1711 – 1787)

Christian Mayer (1719 – 1783)

Maximilian Hell (1720 – 1792)

Francesco de Vico (1805 – 1848)

Pietro Angelo Secchi (1818 – 1878)

Fényi Gyula (1845 – 1927)

John Georg Hagen (1847 – 1930)

Franz Xaver Kugler (1862 – 1929)

Johan Willem Jakob Antoon Stein (1871 – 1951)

Paul A. McNally (1890–1955)