74.Manzinus

The edge of the visible part of the Moon, east of the south pole. We see a chaotic field of craters. To find you bearings look for the double-crater Mutus-Manzinus.

ASCLEPI - Giuseppe Asclepi (706 - 1776) Italian astronomer and physicist.

Crater. (42km ) (Dept: 2,900m) (55.1S, 25.4E) Eroded with satelite craters on the rim.

BACO - Roger Bacon (1214 -1294) English scientist, mathematician, philosopher.

Crater. (69km ) (Dept: 3,100) (51.0S, 19.1E ) Irregular and eroded.

BOGUSLAWSKY - Palon Heinrich Ludwig von Boguslawski (1789 - 1851) German astronomer. Discoverer of the comet of April 1835.

Crater. (97km ) (Dept: 3,400m) (72.9S, 43.2E) Eroded, floor flooded.

BOUSSINGAULT - Jean Babtiste D. Boussingault (1802 - 1887) French agro-chemist and botanist.

Crater. (131km ) (Dept: 3,200m) (70.4S, 54.7E) A large crater that lies inside the walls, so that it resembles a double-walled formation.

CUVIER - George Cuvier (1769 - 1832) French physicist and paleontologist.

Crater. (75km ) (Dept: 3,800m) (50.3S, 9.9E) Floor resurfaced and level.

DEMONAX - Demonax (2nd century BC) Greek philosopher from Cyprus.

Crater. (114km ) (2,900m) (78.2S, 59.0E) Eroded wall, with satellite craters, floor level and resurfaced.

HALE - 1. George Ellery Hale (1858 - 1938) American astronomer and Solar astronomer. 2. William Hale (1797 - 1870) English rocket-specialist.

Crater. (84km ) (Dept: 4,200m) (74.14 S, 91.66 E) Circular, terraced walls, small central mountain.

IDELER - Christian Ludwig Ideler (1766 - 1846) German astronomer. Specialist in the history of astronomy, and in the field of chronology.

Crater. (38 km ) (Dept: 1,600m) (49.2S, 22.3E) Twinned with Ideler L.

JACOBI - Karl G. J. Jacobi (1804 - 1851) Germann philosopher and mathematician.

Crater. (68km ) (Dept: 3,300m) (56.7S, 11.4E) Worn rim that is overlain by several craters along the southern face.

KINAU - Adolph Gottfried Kinau (ca. 1850) German selenographer and botanist.

Crater. (42km ) (Dept: 2,000m) (60.8S, 15.1E) Distorted into a hexagonal shape, with several small craterlets along the rim.

MANZINUS - Carlo Antonio Manzini (1599 - 1677) Italian astronomer and philosopher.

Crater. (98km ) (Dept: 3,800m) (67.7S, 26.8E) Rim eroded and saddled by satellite craters, floor flat.

MUTUS - Vincente Mut (Died: 1673) Spanish astronomer and mariner.

Crater. (78km ) (Dept: 3,700m) (63.6S, 30.1E) Eroded, with a pair craters, Mutus A and Mutus V, lying across the eastern rim.

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

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SCHOMBERGER - Georg Schoenberger (1597 - 1645) German astronomer and mathematician.

Crater. ( 85km ) (Dept: 3,400m) (76.7S, 24.9E) Circular and sharp-edged, terraced walls, flat floor, central hills.

SCOTT - Robbert F. Scott (1868 - 1912) English polar-explorer, second one to reach the south-pole.

Crater. (102km ) (Dept: 5,570m) (82.54 S, 48.79 E) Close to the pole, in shadow.

TANNERUS - Adam Tanner (1572 - 1632) German astronomer and theologian.

Crater. (29km ) (Dept: 1,800m) (54.6S, 22.0E) Circular, floor flat.

 

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