63.Capuanus

Area at the  south-western front side of the Moon. In Palus Epidemiarium near the crater Ramsden we see a system of rilles, north-east of this system we see Rimae Hesiodes.

CAPUANUS - Francesco Capuano di Manfredonia(15th. century) Italian astronomer and theologian.

Crater. (60Km /37Mi ) (Dept: 1,600m /5,250ft) (34.08S, 26.77W) Rim eroded, inner floor with volcanic domes.

CICHUS - Francesco degli Stabili (1257 - 1327) Italian astronomer.

Crater. (39Km /24Mi ) (Dept: 2,760m /9,055ft) (33.27S, 21.24W) Cichus C lies across the southwestern rim.

DUNTHORNE - Richard Dunthorne (1711 - 1775) English surveyor and astronomer.

Crater. (15Km /9Mi ) (Dept: 2,780m /9,120ft) (30.13 S, 31.75 W) Circular and bowl-shaped, bright.

ELGER - Thomas G. Elger (1838 - 1897) English selenographer and author of a Moon chart.

Crater. (22Km /14Mi ) (Dept: 1,260m /4,135ft) (35.38 S, 29.88 W) Eroded rim, floor resurfaced.

PALUS EPIEMIARUM - Swamp of Sicknesses. Named by Schmidt.

Palus. (286Km /178Mi ) (32.0S, 28.2W) East - west running Mare, contains a systems of rilles.

EPIMENIDES - Epimenides (ca. 596 BC) Greek - Cretan philosopher.

Crater. (23Km /14Mi ) (Dept: 2.370m /7,775ft) (40.91 S, 30.4 W) Circular with a level floor.

HAIDINGER - Wilhelm Karl von Haidinger (1795 - 1971) Austrian geologist and Physicist.

Crater. (21Km /13Mi ) (Dept: 2,240m /7,350ft) (39.17 S, 25.22 W) Satellite crater Haidinger B is attached to the exterior of the eastern rim, and Haidinger A lies close to the northeastern rim.

HAINZEL - Paul Hainzel (ca. 1570) German astronomer and assistant of Tycho Brahe

Crater. (71Km /44Mi ) (Dept: 3,000m /9,840ft) (41.17 S, 33.57 W) Member of a trio of overlapping craters.

LAGALLA - Giullio Cesare Lagalla (1517 -1624) Italian philosopher. One of the first to observe the Moon through a telescope.

Crater. (65Km /40Mi ) (Dept: 1,390m /4,560ft) (44.58 S, 23.13 W) Crater remnant, eroded.

MARTH - Albert Marth (1828 - 1897) German astronomer.

Crater. (7Km /4Mi ) (Dept:1,070m /3,510ft) (31.18 S, 29.39 W) Double rimmed.

MEE - Arthur Butler P. Mee (1928 - 1926) Scottish astronomer.

Crater. (136Km /84Mi ) (Dept: 2,680m /8,790ft) (43.59 S, 35.31 W) Eroded, many satellite craters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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RAMSDEN - Jesse Ramsden (1735 - 1800) English instrument maker, maker of astronomical instruments and telescopes.

Crater. (25Km /15Mi ) (Dept:1,900m /6,235ft) (32.98 S, 31.9 W) Floor flooded, rim oval.

WEISS - Edmund Weiss (1837 - 1917) Austrian astronomer.

Crater. (67Km /42Mi ) (Dept: 1,000m /3,280ft) (31,75 S, 19,64 W) Rim partly gone, floor flooded.

 

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