23.Linn

On the chart the western part of Mare Serenitatis with its calderas and ridges. And the crater Linn with its mysterious properties. North-east of Sulpius Gallus a row of ridges along the edge of the Haemus mountains.

MONTES HAEMUS - The Haemus mountains Escarpment. Named after a mountain ridge on the Balkans  by Hevelius.

Mountains. (411Km /242Mi ) (19.9N, 9.2E) (Height: 2,400m /6,000ft) South-East wall of Mare Serenitatis. Dark region with two white spots around the craterlets Sulpicius Gallus L and M (4 km ).

LINN - Karl von Linn (Linnaeus) (1707 - 1778) Swedish botanist, explorer, physician. Systemized the naming of plants.

Crater (2,100m /6,889ft ) (Dept: 600m /1,968ft) (27.7 N, 11.8 E) Small circular crater, surrounded by bright material which reflects sunlight in many different ways.

MANILIUS - Manilius. (1601 -1665) Roman author and poet. Wrote the poem "Astronomicon" describing the at that time known constellations.

Crater. (39km /24Mi ) (Dept: 3,050m /10,006ft) (28N, 9E) Clearly defined terraces, central mountains.

MENELAUS - Menelaus (ca. 100 BC) Greek surveyor and astronomer from Alexandria. Author of "Sphaerica".

Crater. (27km/17Mi ) (Dept: 3,500m /11,483ft) (16.3N, 16E) Sharply defined crater with a sharp edged central mountain. Steep slopes supporting Daubre to the South-West.

MARE SERENITATIS - Sea of Serenity. Named so by Riccioli.

Mare. (674km /419Mi ) (303,000 km) (28.0N, 17.5E) Location of a Mascon. Important system of  ridges to the east.

SULPICIUS GALLUS - Sulpicius Gallus. (ca. 168 BC) Roman Consul, orator and scientist. Warned the Roman army in advance that there would be a Moon eclipse, at the battle of Pydny in Macedonia. so that only the opponents were startled by it.

Crater. (122km ) (Depth: 2,160m /7,086ft) (20N, 12E) Isolated bright, sharp edged, circular formation, bowl shaped situated near the east end of Rimae Sulpicius Gallus.
 

Bobillier

06.5km

Dept:  1.230m

19.6  N,  15.5   E

Linn 

A

04.2km

Dept:  0.800m

28.9  N,  14.4   E

 

Bessel   G 01.0km Dept:  0.070m 21.1  N,  14.7   E

 

Bessel 00.5km Dept:  0,050m 21.2  N,  13.8   E

Banting

05.0km

Dept:  1,100m 

2636′N,  1624′ E

Bowen

09.0km

17.6  N,  09.1   E

Daubre 14.0km Dept:  1.600m 15.7  N,  14.7   E

Hornsby 03.0km Dept:  0.400m 23.8  N,  12.5   E

Joy 06.0km Dept:  1.000m 25.0  N,  06.6   E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

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