Naum Idelson

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Naum Ilyich Idelson (Наум Ильич Идельсон in Russian) (March 1(13), 1885, Saint Petersburg - July 14, 1951, Leningrad) was a Soviet theoretical astronomer and expert in history of physics and mathematics.[1]

The crater Idelson on the Moon is named after him. [2]


  1. ^ Kronk, Gary W. (2006). "Who's Who in Comet History: I". [self-published source?]
  2. ^ "USGS Astro: Planetary Nomenclature - Moon Nomenclature Crater". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2008-10-03. 

Further reading[edit]

Kuliovsky, P.G. (1970–80). "Idelson, Naum Ilich". Dictionary of Scientific Biography. 7. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. pp. 6–7. ISBN 978-0-684-10114-9.