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.
Anders Celsius. (1701
- 1744) Swedish Astronomer and physicist.
(36km /22Mi Ø ) (1,500m /4,920ft) (34.1°S, 20.1°E ) Eroded rim, smooth
Heinrich W. Dove (1803 - 1879) German
physicist and meteorologist.
/19Mi Ø ) (1,600m /5,250ft) (46.7°S, 31.5°E ) Eroded crater with a
rim that is overlaid by multiple small craterlets.
Pierre Jules César Janssen
(1824 - 1907) French astronomer.
(190km /118Mi Ø ) (2,900m /9,515ft) (44.9°S, 41.5°E) Heavily
worn and marked by many lesser crater impacts.
Bernhard August Freiherr von Lindenau
(1780 - 1854)
/33Mi Ø ) (2,900m /9,515ft) (32.3°S, 24.9°E) Sharp edged, terraced walls,
Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer
(1836 - 1920) English physicist and astronomer. The discoverer of solar
(34km /21Mi Ø ) (3,800m /12,470ft) (46.2°S, 36.7°E ) Bowl shaped, feature
Friedrich B. G. Nicolai (1793 - 1846)
German astronomer and mathematician, calculated comet orbits,
(42km /26Mi Ø ) (1,800m /5,905ft) (42.4°S,
25.9°E) Floor flooded with lava.
Levi ben Gershon (1288 - 1344)
Spanish-Jewish philosopher, mathematician and astronomer.
(81km /50Mi Ø ) (3,500m /11,480ft) (34.7°S, 23.6°E) Heavily worn
and eroded crater formation, with several smaller craters lying along the
incised rim and across the interior floor.
Matteo Ricci (1552 - 1610)
mathematicain and astronomy teacher.
/44Mi Ø ) (1,800m /5,905ft)
(36.9°S, 26.5°E ) Nearly unrecognizable as a crater. Only the
western and southwestern parts of the rim remains intact.
Christopher Rothmann (Died: ca. 1600)
German astronomer and theoretician.
(42km /26Mi Ø ) (4,200m /13,780ft) (30.8°S, 27.7°E) Not eroded. The
outer rim is circular. Central hill.
Lazaro Spallanzanio (1729 - 1799)
/20Mi Ø ) (1,500m /4,920ft) (46.3°S, 24.7°E) Inner wall is
irregular and is marked by several small craters.
Andreas Stöberl (1456 - 1515)
philosopher, theologian and astronomer.
/27Mi Ø ) (3,700m /12,140ft) (34.4°S, 32.0°E) Low central peak connected to the
northeastern wall by a low ridge.
Friedrich Wöhler (1800 - 1882)
German chemist, first to purify Yttrium and Aluminium.
/17Mi Ø ) (2,100m/6,890ft) (38.2°S, 31.4°E ) Circular, slightly eroded.
Abraham Ben Samuel Zagut (15th century)
Spanish-Jewish astronomer and mathematician.
/52Mi Ø ) (3,200m /10,500ft) (32.0°S, 22.1°E) In the middle of a crater field,