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Stargazing and stargazers at LMU

A native of Scotland, Johann von Lamont was Director of the University Observatory and was appointed to the Chair of Astronomy at LMU in 1852. Craters on the Moon and on Mars are named after him.

A native of Scotland, Johann von Lamont was Director of the University Observatory and was appointed to the Chair of Astronomy at LMU in 1852. Craters on the Moon and on Mars are named after him.