The northern edge of the visible part of the Moon, and the western part of
mare Frigoris. At the bottom of the chart the walled plain of Plato. A
small strip of land separates the "Sea of cold" from the "Sea of Rains".
(ca. 585 - 528 BC) Greek Philosopher. Stated that the Earth is flat, and
the Sun is hot because of its speed whilst traveling around the earth.
) (Debt: 2,500m /8,200ft) (72.5°N, 44.5°W) Outer
rim eroded and worn into a roughly circular ring of ridges.
Charles J. Brianchon.
(1783 - 1864) French
surveyor and mathematician.
(145Km /90Mi ø
86.5°W) Worn and eroded. Craterlets.
Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle.
- 1757) French philosopher and author. One of the first members of the
Academy of Sciences. Supported the Copernican theory.
) (Height: 1,750m /5,741ft) (63.4°N, 18.9°W) Circular rim,
irregular edge, notched appearance.
Difficult to observe.
MARE FRIGORIS -
Sea of Cold.
(Length: 1,446 km /899 Mi )
(56° 00' N, 1° 24' E) Mare of the same size as the
Black Sea on Earth.
Amédée Mouchez (1819 - 1892) French astronomer and admiral. Director of
the Paris observatory.
Worked on a photographic chart of the sky.
/4,527ft) (78.3°N 26.6°W) Eroded, eastern rim missing.
Blaise Pascal. (1623 – 1662) French
mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Christian philosopher.
Wrote in defense of the scientific method. Invented the mechanical
) (Dept: 4,630m/15,190ft) (74.6°N, 70.3°W) Softened and
rounded by impact erosion.
(Φιλόλαος) (ca. 470 – 385 BC) Greek philosopher and disciple of
Pythagoras. Taught that the Earth moves, and that the centre of the Earth
is made of fire.
) (Height: 3,400m /11,154ft) (72.1°N, 32.4°W) Circular with an irregular
edge, and several central hills.
(427 - 347BC) Greek
philosopher, pupil of Socrates.
) (Dept: 1,000m/3,280ft) (51.6°N, 9.3°W) Walled plain with a dark lava
(1788 – 1867) French engineer and
) (Dept:1,180m/3,871ft ) (75.8°N, 54.1°W) Eroded formation, flooded floor
James J. Sylvester.
(1814 – 1897) English mathematician.
) (Dept: unknown) (82.7°N, 79.6°W) Circular sharp edged, small central