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… Since 1645 selenographers had named at least 40 craters to honor Jesuits, but 5 have been renamed since then.
Many selenographers believe this has been an appreciable factor in modifying the surface of the moon, our side of the surface of the moon -- rapid heating and rapid cooling, the cracking and the chipping of the lunar rocks.
Though the face of the Moon has been carefully scanned for two centuries and a half, and selenographers have mapped and delineated her features with the utmost accuracy and precision, yet no perceptible change of a reliable character has been perceived to occur on any part of the orb.
The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' Thomas Nathaniel Orchard