The week of July 8-14 takes us from Lunar Day 2 to Day 8.

LangrenusThis week we will highlight the moon craters Langrenus and Vandelinus, in the SE quadrant of the Field Map at K16. They are viewable on Tuesday night.

Langrenus and Vendelinus are two large 90-mi. moon craters located on the southeast shore of Fertility. One is considerably older than the other and appeared before the lava flows started.

Field Map of the Moon, the very finest Moon map available for use at the telescope. It is available for $10.95 at and on Amazon. All features mentioned in this blog will be keyed to the grid on the Field Map and will look like this: Plato: [NW/D9]

Courtesy of Gray Photography of Corpus Christi, Texas
Lunar photos: NASA / USGS / BMDO / LROC / ASU / DLR / LOLA / Moon Globe. Used by permission

Andrew Planck
Moon Craters Langrenus and Vandelinus

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