Full Moon Atlas: Sector A-1
Western Mare Frigoris/
The region leading towards the Moon's northwestern
limb is marked by numerous large craters, including Babbage,
Pythagoras, J. Herschel, South, Anaximander,
Carpenter, Anaximenes, Poncelet and Philolaus,
each with a diameter greater than 60 kilometers. The western
segment of Mare Frigoris bisects the center portion of the
photograph, with Sinus Iridum (bottom center)
and Mare Imbrium (lower right) dominate the bottom portion.
Moving your cursor over major
geographical features in the photograph below will trigger
· When displayed, approximate crater
diameters (in kilometers) are shown within parenthesis.
· To move to an adjoining sector (when available),
click on the direction indicator. For example, clicking on the
"North" indicator moves you to the sector above the
current one displayed.
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