Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
| Editors: Thomas Hockey, Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard A. Jarrell, Jordan D. MarchéII, JoAnn Palmeri, Daniel W. E. Green

Chemla-Lameche, Felix

  • Thomas Hockey
Reference work entry

Alternate Name

 Lamech, Felix

BornTunesia, 1894


Greek-French selenographer Felix Lameche was one of the last prephotographic observers to have his lunar place names come into general use.

Selected Reference

  1. Gutschewski, Gary L., Danny C. Kinsler, and Ewen Whitaker (1971). Atlas and Gazetteer of the Near Side of the Moon. Washington, DC: Scientific and Technical Information Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Earth ScienceUniversity of Northern IowaCedar FallsUSA