05.Aristoteles

The eastern part of Mare Frigoris and the northern edge of the visible part of the Moon. The crater Aristoteles is the most interesting formation on the chart

ARNOLD - Christoph Arnold. (1650 - 1695) German amateur astronomer.

Crater. (95Km /56Mi ) (Debt: 1,200m /3,937ft) (66.8N, 35.9E) Eroded crater, gap in the wall to the southwest, marked by the tiny craterlet Arnold J.

ARISTOTELES - Aristoteles. (383 - 322 BC) Greek Philosopher and universal scientist.

Crater. (87Km /52 Mi ) (Dept: 3,700m / 11,200ft) (50.2N, 17.4E) Distorted into a rounded hexagon shape. The inner walls terraced. The crater floor is uneven and rippled. Small central peaks, offset to the south.

BAILLAUD - Benjamin Baillaud. (1848 - 1934) French astronomer.

Crater. (89Km /52Mi  ) (Dept: 2,200m /7,218ft) (74.6N, 37.5E) Eroded and worn rim, leaving a hilly ridge surrounding the interior. The crater Euctemon is intruding into the rim

DEMOCRITUS - Democritus (Δημόκριτος) (470 - 360 BC) Greek philosopher who formulated an atomic theory for the universe.

Crater. (39Km /23Mi ) (Debt: 2,200m /7,218ft) (62.3N, 35.0E). Sharp-edged, slightly irregular shape, inner walls with terraces, flat interior floor, small central peak.

DE SITTER - Willem de Sitter. (1872 - 1934). Dutch cosmologist, astrophysicist, and astronomer worked on the theory of special relativity and relativity.

Crater. (65Km /39Mi ) (80.1N, 39.6E) Three-crater cluster, with De Sitter overlying the northeast rim of De Sitter L and the southern rim of De Sitter M.

EUCTEMON - Euctemon (ca. 432 BC) Greek astronomer from Athens.

Crater. (62Km /37Mi ) (Dept: 2,100m /6,400ft) (76.4N 31.3E) Floor lava covered, with tiny craterlets.

GALLE - Johann G. Galle. (1812 - 1910) German astronomer who in 1846, discovered the planet Neptune, with the help of the calculations of French astronomer Le Verrier.

Crater (21Km /13Mi ) (Dept: 2,300/7,546ft) (55.9N, 22.3E) Circular, with a sharp edged.

KANE - Elisha K. Kane. (1820 - 1857) American explorer and polar explorer.

Crater (55Km/33Mi ) (Dept: 3,300m /10,827ft) (63.1N, 26.1E) Walled remains of a lunar crater that has been flooded by lava.

C. MAYER - Christian Mayer. (1793 - 1864) German/Czech astronomer. Did research into double stars.

Crater. (38km/23Mi ) (Dept: 2.360m/7743ft) (63.2N, 17.3E) Remains of a lava flooded walled plain.

MITCHELL - Maria Mitchell. (1818 - 1889) American astronomer. Director of the Vassar College Observatory. Discoverer of Mitchells comet (C/1847 T1)

Crater. (30km/18Mi ) (Dept: 1,300m/4,265ft) (49.7N, 20.2E) Satellite crater of Aristoteles.

MOIGNO - Franois-Napolon-Marie Moigno. (1804 - 1884) French scientist.

Crater. (37km/22Mi ) (Dept: 760 m/2,493ft) (66.4N 28.9E) Eroded, low rim.

NANSEN - Fridtjof Nansen. (1861 1930) Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

Crater. (111km/71Mi ) (80.9N, 95.3E) Crater heavily worn and eroded by minor impacts, leaving an irregular outer wall that is marked by multiple small craters and indentations.

NEISON - Edmund Neison. (1851 - 1940) English selenographer.

Crater. (51km/30Mi ) (Dept: 1,600m/5,249ft) (68.21 N, 24.99E) Crater heavily worn and eroded by smaller impacts, leaving only a low, uneven ridge surrounding the interior, lava flooded.

 

 

 

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PETERMANN - August Petermann. (1851 - 1940) German cartographer.

Crater. (75Km/44Mi ) (Dept: 3,330 m/10,925ft) (72.0 N, 70.8 E)  Attached to the western rim of this crater is the large, heavily eroded crater Petermann R.

PETERS - Christian A. F. Peters. (1806 - 1880) German astronomer.

Crater. (16km/9Mi ) (Dept: 500m/1,640ft) (68.06 N, 29.39 E) Crater lava flooded, low rim.

SHEEPSHANKS - Anne Sheepshanks. (1789 - 1876) English Selenographer.

Crater. (25km/15Mi ) (Dept: 1,990m /6,000ft) (59.2 N, 16.9 E) Walls slope down to a ring of material around the inner floor.

 

 

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