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Lat: 50.4°N, Long: 123.4°W, Diam: 42 km, Depth: km, Rükl: (farside), Nectarian

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Additional Information: the "double" rim of Weber

The appearance of a "double" rim at crater Weber is obvious when one is looking at the close-up in the online LROC ACT-REACT QUICK MAP.


Wilhelm Eduard Weber (October 24, 1804 – June 23, 1891) was a German physicist and, together with Carl Friedrich Gauss, inventor of the first electromagnetic telegraph. He is also known for first use of 'c' for speed of light.

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Today in Astronomy: October 24: Wilhelm Eduard Weber

A certain Weber in the Sourcebook Project (William R. Corliss)

- In Mysterious Universe, a handbook of astronomical anomalies (1979) :
  • Pages 51/52 and 54: The Intra-Mercurial Planet or Planets (J.R.Hind, Nature, 1876).
  • Page 63: The Intra-Mercurial Planets (Camille Flammarion, Popular Science Monthly, 1879).

Note: only the name Weber is mentioned in these articles, which means... something to investigate...
A little search on Google revealed a certain H. Weber who noticed a round spot on the sun on April 4, 1875... Now... who was H. Weber ? - DannyCaes Apr 21, 2015