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Lalande

  • Don SpainEmail author
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Part of the Astronomer's Pocket Field Guide book series (ASTROPOC)

Abstract

Lalande (15 miles) is a sharp rimmed crater that is about 1½ mile deep. There is a very small central hill. Notice the small block of hills, about 20 miles long just to the southwest. They are about ½ mile high. Also, notice the prominent isolated peak to the southwest of the hills. I would estimate it to be about ¾ mile high. The best time to observe this region is 1 day after first quarter.

Davy (20 miles) is a rough floored crater. Its walls are not very high, probably rising just over ½ mile above the floor. A pretty 9 mile wide crater that is about a mile deep is on the southeastern rim.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Louisville Astronomical SocietyLouisvilleUSA

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