The eastern part of Mare Crisium and the edge of the visible part of the
Moon. Good orientation points on the chart are, Eimmart, Alhazen, and
Plutarchus. When libration is favorable Goddard with its dark floor, and
Mare Marginis are clearly visible.
Abu Ali al Hasan (ca. 987 - 1038 AD) (
أبو علي، الحسن بن الحسن بن الهيثم ) Arabian physicist, scientist,
polymath, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher.
) (Dept: 2,000m
/6,562ft) (15.9°N, 71.8°E) Inner walls and floor rugged, circular
MARE ANGUIS - Mare Anguis was named
Julius Heinrich Franz (1913). It has the
shape of a snake. Long and winding.
) (22.6°N, 67.7°E) Very flat
dark floor. Irregular in shape.
Annie Jump Cannon (1863
- 1941) American astronomer whose cataloging work was instrumental in the
development of contemporary stellar classification.
) (Dept: unknown) (19.9°N, 81.4°E) Worn and eroded, floor
MARE CRISIUM - Mare Crisium was named in 1651 by astronomers
Francesco Grimaldi and
Giovanni Battista Riccioli in their lunar
/68,000 Mi ²
) (17.0°N, 59.1°E) Very flat floor,
with a ring of wrinkled ridges toward its outer boundaries.
Georg Christoph Eimmart (1683
- 1705) German amateur astronomer and
engraver. Father of astronomer
Maria Clara Eimmart.
) (Dept: 3,200m /10,499ft) (24.0°N, 64.8°E)
Rim lightly eroded. On the rim Eimmart A.
Robbert. H. Goddard. (1882 - 1945)
American rocket scientist, physicist, inventor and engineer.
(93km /58 Mi
) (Depth: 1,710m /5,610ft) (14.8°N, 89.0°E) Lava flooded.
Twin crater with
Edwin Hubble. (1889 - 1953) American
astronomer. Discovered that the universe is expanding.
(Depth: 3,160m /10,367ft) (22.1°N,
86.9°E) Circular, small central mountain. Formerly called Plutarch A.
Alexander M. Liapunov
(Πρόκλος ὁ Διάδοχος) (1857 – 1918) Russian mathematician and
) (Dept: Unknown) (26.3°N, 89.3°E) Deformed, attached to the
south-southeastern rim of the larger walled plain
and attached to the western rim of the much larger walled plain
MARE MARGINIS - Mare Marginis was named by
Julius Heinrich Franz (1913).
) (62,000² km /23,938Mi
² ) (13.3°N, 86.1°E) Irregular outline, dark floor.
OCEANUS PROCELLARUM - See Map
(ca. 46 - 120 AD)
Greek biographer. Author of "On the face of the Moon".
) (Dept: 2,800m /8,000ft) (24.1°N, 79.0°E) Rim with two
craterlets nested into it, central mountain.
Lord John William Strutt-Rayleigh
(1842 - 1919) English physicist. Discoverer of the argon in 1894. Nobel
) (Dept: 1,070m /3,510ft) (29.3°N, 89.6°E) Walled plain.
Eroded. Rim incomplete.
Rayleigh D, (22km), and
Rayleigh B, (14km), occupy part of the floor.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca.
(4 BC - 65 AD) Roman
philosopher and politician.
Author of "Quaestiones Naturales". In this work he stated that comets are
) (26.6°N, 80.2°E) Irregular crater. Made out of two craters,
one north, one south, obliterating each other, with a central mountain in the