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Crater Atlas

Crater Atlas


Date: 02 February 2006
Satellite: SMART-1
Depicts: Crater Atlas
Copyright: ESA/SPACE-X, Space Exploration Institute

This image of crater Atlas was taken by the AMIE instrument on 3 February 2006 at a distance of 2474 km from the surface.

Crater Atlas lies northeast of Mare Serenitatis and southeast of Mare Frigoris at longitude 44.4° E, and latitude 46.7° N, and has diameter of 87.0 km.

To the north, at the top of this picture lies the small crater Keldysh (33km diameter) at longitude 43.6° and latitude 51.2° N.

Crater Atlas is named after one of the Titans from Greek mythology, and crater Keldysh is named after the Soviet mathematician Mstislav Vsevolodovich Keldysh (1911-1978).

 

Last Update: 1 September 2019
1-Dec-2021 21:40 UT

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