Area at the south-western front side of the Moon.
We see two Moon basins, the first resembles the crater Bailley, the second
still unnamed we find in-between Schiller, Zucchius and Phoclydides.
Jean Sylvain Bailly
(1736 - 1793) French astronomer and politician.
) (4,300m) (66.8°S, 69.4°W) Heavily eroded, many craterlets on the rim and
- 1682) German astronomer. Created the first complete sky atlas, with
coordinates. He gave the stars their Greek letters of designation. (Uranometria
) (2,000m) (51.6°S, 35.0°W) Circular, flat floor with satellite crater and
craterlets, slopes and rim with craterlets.
Mario Bettinie (1582 - 1657) Italian
philosopher and mathematician.
) (3,800m) (63.4°S, 44.8°W) Terraced irregular walls, central mountain,
craterlets on the rim.
Christian A. Hausen (1693 - 1743)
astronomer physicist and mathematician.
) (3,900m) (65.5°S, 88.4°W) Circular with terraced walls, a rough floor
sprinkled with small hills, and a central mountain.
(1601 - 1680) German mathematician.
) (4,300m) (67.1°S, 45.3°W) Circular, flat floor, sprinkled with
Leonhardt Rost (1688 - 1727) German amateur
astronomer and popularizer of astronomy.
) (2,000m) (56.4°S, 33.7°W) Circular, low rim, twinned with Rost A. (39
km) (56.5° S 36.7° W).
Julius Schiller (ca. 1627)
author of "Coelum Stellarum Christianum" (1627).
× 71 km Ø
) (3,900m) (51.8°S, 40.0°W) Shaped like a footprint, or a mouse, as seen
Johann Andeas von Segner (1704 - 1777)
German physicist and inventor.
) (1,300m) (58.9°S, 48.3°W) Low rim partly overlapped by
Erhard Weigel (1625 - 1699)
astronomer, mathematician and teacher.
) (2,300m) (58.2°S, 38.8°W) Rim covered by a number of satellite craters.