67.Rabbi Levi

Very crowded chaotic crater-field in the south-eastern sector of the southern hemisphere of the Moon. As focus point we use crater Rabbi Levi. Inside its rim we see two smaller double craters.

CELSIUS - Anders Celsius(1701 - 1744) Swedish Astronomer and physicist.

Crater. (36km /22Mi ) (1,500m /4,920ft) (34.1S, 20.1E ) Eroded rim, smooth floor.

DOVE - Heinrich W. Dove (1803 - 1879) German physicist and meteorologist.

Crater. (30km /19Mi ) (1,600m /5,250ft) (46.7S, 31.5E ) Eroded crater with a rim that is overlaid by multiple small craterlets.

JANSSEN - Pierre Jules Csar Janssen (1824 - 1907) French astronomer.

Crater. (190km /118Mi ) (2,900m /9,515ft) (44.9S, 41.5E) Heavily worn and marked by many lesser crater impacts.

LINDENAU - Bernhard August Freiherr von Lindenau (1780 - 1854) German astronomer.

Crater. (53km /33Mi ) (2,900m /9,515ft) (32.3S, 24.9E) Sharp edged, terraced walls, central hill.

LOCKYER - Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer (1836 - 1920) English physicist and astronomer. The discoverer of solar helium.

Crater. (34km /21Mi ) (3,800m /12,470ft) (46.2S, 36.7E ) Bowl shaped, feature less.

NICOLAI - Friedrich B. G. Nicolai (1793 - 1846) German astronomer and mathematician, calculated comet orbits,

Crater. (42km /26Mi ) (1,800m /5,905ft) (42.4S, 25.9E) Floor flooded with lava.

RABBI LEVI - Levi ben Gershon  (1288 - 1344)  Spanish-Jewish philosopher, mathematician and astronomer.

Crater. (81km /50Mi ) (3,500m /11,480ft) (34.7S, 23.6E) Heavily worn and eroded crater formation, with several smaller craters lying along the incised rim and across the interior floor.

RICCIUS - Matteo Ricci (1552 - 1610) Italian mathematicain and astronomy teacher.

Crater. (71km /44Mi ) (1,800m /5,905ft) (36.9S, 26.5E ) Nearly unrecognizable as a crater. Only the western and southwestern parts of the rim remains intact.

ROTHMANN - Christopher Rothmann (Died: ca. 1600) German astronomer and theoretician.

Crater. (42km /26Mi ) (4,200m /13,780ft) (30.8S, 27.7E) Not eroded. The outer rim is circular. Central hill.

SPALLANZANI - Lazaro Spallanzanio (1729 - 1799) Italian scientist physiologist  and astronomer.

Crater. (32km /20Mi ) (1,500m /4,920ft) (46.3S, 24.7E) Inner wall is irregular and is marked by several small craters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

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STIBORIUS - Andreas Stberl (1456 - 1515) Austrian philosopher, theologian and astronomer.

Crater.(44km /27Mi ) (3,700m /12,140ft) (34.4S, 32.0E) Low central peak connected to the northeastern wall by a low ridge.

WHLER - Friedrich Whler (1800 - 1882) German chemist, first to purify Yttrium and Aluminium.

Crater. (27km /17Mi ) (2,100m/6,890ft) (38.2S, 31.4E ) Circular, slightly eroded.

ZAGUT - Abraham Ben Samuel Zagut (15th century) Spanish-Jewish astronomer and mathematician.

Crater. (84km /52Mi ) (3,200m /10,500ft) (32.0S, 22.1E) In the middle of a crater field, eroded.

 

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