Illustrious Names in the Heavens: Arabic and Islamic Names of the Moon Craters

Illustrious Names in the Heavens: Arabic and Islamic Names of the Moon Craters

24 craters of the Moon bear names of Arabic and Islamic origin. In majority, these names are those of famous scholars of Islamic civilisation. We present below a list of those crater-names on the Moon, with their geographical coordinates and biographical sketches on the scholars thus honoured and immortalized.

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