Moon Crater Alphonsus: Central Peak and a Floor that Displays Rilles and Small Craters

Moon Crater Alphonsus: Central Peak and a Floor that Displays Rilles and Small Craters

The week of April 19-25 takes us from Lunar Day 7 to Day 14. This week we will highlight the crater Alphonsus, viewable on Monday night. Alphonsus: [SW/L9] Examine the adjoining rims of Ptolemaeus and Alphonsus. Which crater do you

Unusual Moon Crater Arago and its Surrounding Domes

Unusual Moon Crater Arago and its Surrounding Domes

The week of December 14-20 takes us from New Moon to Day 6.5. This week we will highlight the crater Arago and its surrounding domes, viewable on Sunday night. Arago: [NE/J12] About 50 miles from the western shore of Tranquillity

“Lake of Death” Moon Crater and a Complex Moon Crater with Terraces and a Central Mountain Peak

“Lake of Death” Moon Crater and a Complex Moon Crater with Terraces and a Central Mountain Peak

The week of July 20-26 takes us from New Moon to Lunar Day 7. This week we will highlight the craters Bürg and Lacus Mortis. Lacus Mortis: [NE/E12; L=27°E] The charmingly named “Lake of Death” is a large lava-flooded crater.