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"Hypertextual Moon Atlas"

 
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A. Rkl "Atlas of the Moon"

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Age of Moon: d. 7 - 9

Section 04

RELEVANT FEATURES

  • Alpes, Vallis - length 180 km
    [49N, 3E] (Alpine Valley)
    Length 180 km, narrow rille in floor.
  • Anaxagoras - 51 km
    [73.4N, 10.1W]
    Anaxagoras, 500-428 BC.
    Greek philosopher.
    Ray crater (51 km).
  • Archytas - 32 km - h. 2350 m
    [58.7N, 5.0E]
    Archytas, c. 428-347 BC.
    Greek philosopher, statesman, and geometer.
    Crater (32 km).
  • Archytas, Rima - length 90 km
    [53N, 5E]
    Rille, length 90 km.
  • Barrow - 93 km
    [71.3N, 7.7E]
    Isaac Borrow, 1630-1677.
    English mathematician, friend of Sir Isaac Newlon.
    Crater (93 km).
  • Birmingham - 92 km
    [65.1N, 10.5W]
    John Birmingham, 1829-1884.
    Irish selenogropher.
    Remains of a crater (92 km).
  • Byrd - 94 km
    [85.3N, 9.8E]
    Richard E. Byrd, 1888-1957.
    American polar explorer, pilot.
    Crater (94 km).
  • Challis - 56 km
    [79.5N, 9.2E]
    James Challis, 1803-1862.
    English astronomer.
    Crater (56 km).
  • Epigenes - 101 km - h. 2000 m
    [67.5N, 4.6W]
    Epigenes, 3rd century BC.
    Greek astronomer.
    Crater (55 km).

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  • Gioja - 42 km
    [83.3N, 2.0E]
    Flavio Gioja, c. 1302.
    Italian sea captain.
    Crater (42 km).
  • Goldschmidt - 120 km
    [73.0N, 2.9W]
    Hermann Goldschmidt, 1802-1866.
    German amateur astronomer.
    Crater (120 km).
  • Hermite - 110 km
    [86.4N, 87.3W]
    Charles Hermite, 1822-1901.
    French mathematician.
    Crater (110 km).
  • Main - 46 km
    [80.8N, 10.1E]
    Robert Main, 1808-1878.
    English astronomer.
    Crater (46 km).
  • Meton - 122 km
    [73.8N, 19.2E]
    Meton, c. 432 BC.
    Greek astronomer and mathematician.
    Remains of a crater (122 km).
  • Peary - 74 km
    [88.6N, 33.0E]
    Robert E. Peary, 1856-1920.
    American polar explorer.
    Crater (7 4 km).
  • Plato, Rimae
    [51N, 2W]
    Isolated rilles east of the crater Plato.
  • Protagoras - 22 km - h. 2100 m
    [56.0N, 7.3E]
    Protagoras, c. 485-410 BC.
    Greek philosopher.
    Crater (22 km).
  • Scoresby - 56 km - h. 2400 m
    [77.7N, 14.1E]
    William Scoresby, 1789-1857.
    English navigator, oceanographer.
    Crater (56 km).
  • Timaeus - 33 km
    [62.8N, 0.5W]
    Timaeus, c. 356-c. 260 BC.
    Greek historian.
    Crater (33 km).
  • Trouvelot - 9 km - h. 1150 m
    [49.3N, 5.8E]
    Etienne L. Trouvelot, 1827-1895.
    French astronomer.
    Crater (9 km).
  • W. Bond - 158 km
    [65.3N, 3.7E]
    William C. Bond, 1789-1859.
    American astronomer.
    Large crater (158 km).