Johann Leonhard Rost

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Johann Leonhard Rost (14 August 1688 – 22 March 1727) was a German astronomer and author from Nuremberg. He wrote under the alias Meletaon.

The crater Rost on the Moon is named after him.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Meletaon, "Schau-Platz der gelährten und galanten Welt", 1711.
  • Meletaon, "Die Unglückseelige Atalanta", 1717.
  • Rost, J. L., "Atlas Portatilis Coelestis", 1723.

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