65.Walter

Crowded crater-field near the zero meridian, on the southern hemisphere of the Moon. the crater pair Aliacensis-Walter and the crater group Huggins make it easier to orientate ourselves.

ALIACENSIS - Pierre D'Ailly (1350 - 1420) French theologian and geographer.

Crater. (79km /50Mi ) (3,700m /12,140ft) (30.6S, 5.2E) Circular, craterlet on the southern rim, small central mountain.

DESLANDRES - Henri-Alexandre Deslandres (1853 - 1948) French astronomer, astro-physicist.

Crater. (227km /140Mi ) (1,580m /5,180ft) (32.43 S, 5.95 W) Heavily worn and distorted remains of a crater.

FERNELIUS - Jean Fernel (1497 - 1558) French Physicist.

Crater. (65km /40Mi ) (1,800m /5,905ft) (38.1S, 4.9E) Resurfaced, rim indented by impacts.

HUGGINS - Sir William Huggins (1824 - 1910) English astronomer.

Crater.  (65km /40Mi ) (3,000m /9,840ft) (41.1S. 1.4W) Part of a triplet of craters with Nasireddin and Miller, central mountain.

LEXELL - Anders J. Lexell (1740 - 1784) Finnish astronomer.

Crater.  (63km /40Mi ) (2,200m /7,220ft) (35.8S, 4.2W ) Flooded by lava.

LICETUS - Fortunio Liceti (1577 - 1657) Italian physicist and philosopher.

Crater. (75km /45Mi ) (3,800m/12,470ft) (47.1S, 6.7E) Eroded rim, craterlets saddling the southern rim.

MILLER - William A. Miller (1817 - 1870) English chemist.

Crater. (75m /45Mi ) (3,500m /11,480ft) (9.3S, 0.8E ) Part of a triplet of craters with Huggins and Nasireddin, central mountain.

NASIREDDIN - محمد بن محمد بن الحسن طوسی  (Nasir ad Din Tusi) (1201 - 1274) Persian astronomer.

Crater. (50km /30Mi ) ( 3,350m /10,990ft) (41.1 S. 0.03 E) Part of a triplet of craters with Huggins and Miller.

NONIUS - Pedro Nuez (1492 - 1577) Portuguese-Jewish astronomer and mathematician.

Crater. (69km /40Mi ) (3,000m /9,842ft) (34.8S, 3.8E) Eroded rim, surviving rim damaged by multiple impacts.

ORONTIUS - Orontius Finaeus (1494 - 1555) French mathematician.

Crater. (122km /75Mi ) (3,100m /10,170ft) (40.3S, 4.0W) Eroded and overlain by a number of craters.

PICTET - Marc A. Pictet (1752 - 1825) Swiss astronomer and physicist.

Crater. (62m /38Mi ) (2,700m /8,860ft) (43.6S, 7.4W) Worn and crossed by rays coming from Tycho

PROCTOR - 1. Richard. A. Proctor (1837 - 1888) English astronomer. 2. Mary Proctor (1862 - 1958) English astronomer. (Daughter of R.A. Proctor). Popularizer of astronomy.

Crater. (52m /32Mi ) (1,300m /4,265ft) (46.4S, 5.1W) Outer rim heavily worn, forms a low, irregular rise around the interior floor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

65.

 

 

SAUSSURE - Horace-Benedict de Saussure (1740 - 1799) Swiss philosopher and physicist.

Crater. (54km /33Mi ) (1,800m /5,905ft) (43.3S, 3.8W) Worn but relatively intact, craterlets.

STFLER - Johann Stfler (1452 - 1534) German mathematician and astronomer.

Crater. (126km /78Mi ) (2,800m /9,185ft)  (41.1S, 6.0E) southern rim overlain by Faraday.

WALTHER - Bernard Walther (1430 - 1504) German astronomer.

Crater. (134km /83Mi ) (4,100m/13,450ft)  (33.0S, 0.7E) Bombarded, many later impacts.

 

B

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

 

B

 

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

 

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30

31

32

33

34

35

36

37

38

39

40

41

42

43

44

45

46

47

48

49

50

51

52

53

54

55

56

57

58

59

60

 

61

62

63

64

65

66

67

68

69

 

B

 

70

71

72

73

74

75

76

 

B