Crater-field south of Mare Nubium, most prominent Tycho. One of the most
important craters on the Moon, en the centre of a big system of rays .
Surveyor 7 landed at the north side of the crater's wall.
(ca. 1631–1690) English amateur astronomer.
ø ) (2,800m /9,190ft) ( 35.92° S,
8.49° W) Sharp edged, circular, rough floored, central peak.
Ernest W. Brown (1866 - 1938) English-American
ø ) ( 1,810m /5,940ft) (46.49° S,
18.07° W) Rim deformed with a gap.
Henri-Alexandre Deslandres (1853 - 1948)
French astronomer, astro-physicist.
ø ) (1,580m /5,180ft) (32.43° S,
5.95° W) Eroded and deformed, two other named craters on its floor. (Hell,
Luca Gaurico (1467 - 1558)
theologian, translator of "Almageste".
) (2,370m /7,775ft) (33.92° S, 12.83° W) Rim marked by satellite craters.
(1709 - 1769) German astronomer and mathematician.
ø ) (2,650m /8,695ft) (39.43° S,
17.81° W) Heavily damaged by subsequent impacts.
Maximilian Hell (1795 - 1971) Hungarian
ø ) (2,200m /2,720ft) (32.43° S,
7.85° W) Central mountain 1000m high, central floor uneven,
Geminiano Montanari (1633 - 1787) Italian
ø ) (2,010m) (45.83° S,
20.76° W) Eroded, distorted, rim disappeared.
Marc A. Pictet (1752 - 1825)
Swiss astronomer and
) (1,780m /5,840ft) (43.6° S, 7.56° W) Rays coming from Tycho cross the
Pietro Pitatis (16th century) Italian
astronomer and mathematician.
) (Dept: 680m /2,230ft) (29.91°S, 13.56°W) Lava flooded walled plain.
Rilles along the inside of the Wall. Central mountain.
Gallio Sasceride (1562 - 1612)
Danis physician and
astronomer, assistant of Tycho Brahe.
) (1,760m /5,775ft) (39.28° S, 9.44° W) Battered and ruined by impacts,
scarcely recognizable as crater.
Thomas Streete (ca.1661)
ø ) (2,670m /8,760ft) (46.6° S,
10.84° W) Eroded and surrounded by other craters.