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Stebbins (crater)

Stebbins is a large lunar impact crater on the far side of the Moon. It is located along the north-northeastern rim of the even larger crater Birkhoff, with about one-third of Stebbins laid across the interior of Birkhoff. To the north of Stebbin ...

Stefan (crater)

Stefan is a lunar impact crater on the far side of the Moon, just beyond the northwestern limb. Attached to the western rim is the slightly smaller crater Wegener, and close to the eastern rim is Rynin. As with many craters of this size on the mo ...

Stein (lunar crater)

Stein is an elongated impact crater formation that lies just to the east of the larger crater Tiselius, on the far side of the Moon. Farther to the east-southeast of Stein lies Krasovskiy. This crater has an asymmetrical shape with the outer arc ...

Steinheil (crater)

Steinheil is a lunar impact crater that is located in the rugged highlands in the southeastern part of the Moon. It was named after German astronomer and physicist Carl August von Steinheil. It forms a prominent crater pair with the similar-sized ...

Steklov (crater)

Steklov is a lunar impact crater on the far side of the Moon, past the southwestern limb. It lies in the outer skirt of ejecta from the Mare Orientale impact basin, just to the southwest of the Montes Cordillera ring of mountains. About four crat ...

Stella (crater)

Stella is a small lunar impact crater on the eastern side of Mare Serenitatis. It is a fresh crater with a prominent bright ray system. It is to the southwest of the larger Ching-Te, and west of the Taurus-Littrow valley where Apollo 17 landed in ...

Steno (lunar crater)

Steno is a relatively small lunar impact crater that is located in the northern hemisphere on the Moons far side. It lies to the south-southwest of the slightly larger crater Stearns, a much younger and less worn formation. Farther to the northwe ...

Sternfeld (crater)

Sternfeld is a lunar impact crater on the far side of the Moon. It lies to the south-southwest of the crater Paschen, and to the east-southeast of the smaller Lodygin. This is a heavily eroded crater formation with an outer rim that is significan ...

Stetson (crater)

Stetson is the remains of a crater on the far side of the Moon. The northeastern part of the rim of Stetson has been overlain by the larger crater Blackett. Lying across the eastern rim is a double-crater formation consisting of the satellites St ...

Stevinus (crater)

Stevinus is a lunar impact crater located in the southeast part of the Moon. To the southeast is the large crater Furnerius. Just to the northeast is Snellius and the Vallis Snellius crater valley. To the west-northwest lies Reichenbach. To the w ...

Stewart (crater)

Stewart is a small lunar impact crater that lies to the northeast of the Mare Spumans, a small lunar mare near the eastern limb of the Moon. It was named after American astrophysicist John Quincy Stewart. It is located to the north of the crater ...

Stiborius (crater)

Stiborius is a lunar impact crater that lies to the south-southwest of the crater Piccolomini, in the southeastern quadrant of the Moons near side. To the south-southwest of Stiborius is the smaller Wohler. Stiborius is 44 kilometers in diameter ...

Stofler (crater)

Stofler is a large lunar impact crater located in the crater-dotted southern highlands. It was named after 15th-16th century German astronomer and mathematician Johannes Stoffler. It sits to the west of the crater Maurolycus. The distorted crater ...

Stokes (lunar crater)

Stokes is a lunar impact crater that is nestled in the curve formed by the craters Regnault to the north, Volta along the northeast, and Langley. This formation of craters lies nearly along the northwestern limb of the Moon, where their visibilit ...

Stoletov (crater)

Stoletov is a lunar impact crater on the far side of the Moon. It is located in the northern hemisphere, less than one crater diameter to the north of Kulik. To the northwest of Stoletov is Montgolfier. This is a worn and eroded crater formation. ...

Stoney (lunar crater)

Stoney is an impact crater on the Moon, located in the southern part of its far side, approximately 47.5 kilometers in diameter. In 1970, it was named by IAUs Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature after Anglo-Irish physicist George John ...

Stormer (crater)

Stormer is a lunar impact crater that is located on the far side of the Moon from the Earth, named after Carl Stormer, a Norwegian mathematician and aurora researcher. It lies in the northern part of the lunar surface, to the southeast of the cra ...

Strabo (crater)

Strabo is a lunar impact crater that is located near the northeastern rim of the Moon. At this angle the crater appears oval in shape due to foreshortening. It is attached to the north rim of the walled plain De La Rue. To the west is the smaller ...

Stratton (crater)

Stratton is a lunar impact crater on the Moons far side. It is located to the north of the large craters Keeler and Heaviside, and less than one crater diameter to the south of Dewar. Like many craters on the moon, this feature has become worn an ...

Street (crater)

Street is a lunar impact crater located just to the south of the prominent ray crater Tycho. Street lies within the skirt of high-albedo ejecta from Tycho, and it is more heavily worn than its younger and larger neighbor. There are several smalle ...

Stromgren (crater)

Stromgren is a lunar impact crater that is located on the far side of the Moon from the Earth. It lies less than one crater diameter to the north-northeast of Von der Pahlen. Farther to the east is Gerasimovich, and to the north-northeast is Belo ...

Struve (crater)

Struve is the lava-flooded remains of a lunar impact crater. It is located near the western extreme of the Oceanus Procellarum, close to the western lunar limb. As a consequence, even though it is roughly circular in outline, it appears oval due ...

Subbotin (crater)

Subbotin is a lunar impact crater that is located to the west of the larger crater Pavlov, and to the east-northeast of Lampland. Subbotin lies on the far side of the Moon, and can only be viewed from lunar orbit. It was named after the Soviet ma ...

Suess (lunar crater)

Suess is a small lunar impact crater on the Oceanus Procellarum. It is a circular, cup-shaped feature with a higher albedo than the surroundings. The closest significant crater is Reiner, about 150 kilometers to the west-northwest. The lunar mare ...

Sulpicius Gallus (crater)

Sulpicius Gallus is a small, bowl-shaped lunar impact crater that lies near the southwestern edge of the Mare Serenitatis. The crater is named after the 2nd century BC Roman astronomer Gaius Sulpicius Gallus. About 10 kilometers to the South and ...

Sumner (crater)

Sumner is a lunar impact crater on the far side of the Moon, beyond the northeastern limb. It is southwest of the larger crater Szilard, and southeast of the twin walled plains Fabry and Harkhebi. This formation of the crater was heavily damaged ...

Sundman (crater)

Sundman is a lunar impact crater that lies just past the western limb of the Moon. Although it lies on the far side from the Earth, this part of the surface is brought into view during periods of favorable libration and illumination. Sundman lies ...

Surveyor (crater)

Surveyor crater is a small crater in Mare Cognitum on the Moon. The name of the crater was formally adopted by the IAU in 1973. On April 20, 1967 surveyor 3 spacecraft landed inside the crater to the Eastern rim. Surveyor 3 was the third lander o ...

Swann (crater)

Swann is a lunar impact crater that is located on the far side of the Moon, to the southeast of the prominent crater Compton. This is a heavily worn and battered formation that is now scarcely recognizable as a crater. The terrain along the rim a ...

Swasey (crater)

Swasey is a small lunar impact crater that lies along the eastern limb of the Moon. It lies near the southeastern edge of the Mare Smythii, to the west of the walled plain Hirayama. About one crater diameter to the northeast is Hume, and to the s ...

Swift (lunar crater)

Swift is a small lunar impact crater that is located in the northwestern part of the Mare Crisium, in the northeast part of the Moons near side. Within two crater diameters to the south is the larger crater Peirce. It was named after American ast ...

Szilard (crater)

Szilard is a damaged lunar impact crater that lies to the east-northeast of the crater Richardson. It is named after Leo Szilard, the scientist who theorised nuclear chain reactions and famously worked on the atomic bomb during World War II. Abou ...

T. Mayer (crater)

T. Mayer, or Tobias Mayer, is a lunar impact crater that is located at the western end of the Montes Carpatus mountain range along the southern edge of Mare Imbrium. It was named after German astronomer Tobias Mayer. To the west is the Oceanus Pr ...

Tacchini (crater)

Tacchini is a lunar impact crater on the northwestern edge of the Mare Smythii, near the eastern limb of the Moon. It was named after Italian astronomer Pietro Tacchini. It lies just to the south of the prominent crater Neper, and was designated ...

Tacquet (crater)

Tacquet is a small, bowl-shaped crater that lies near the southern edge of Mare Serenitatis, in the northeast part of the Moon. The surface near the crater is marked by high-albedo ejecta. To the west is a system of rilles designated the Rimae Me ...

Talbot (crater)

Talbot is a small lunar impact crater on the Mare Smythii, near the eastern limb of the Moon. It lies between a pair of larger, flooded craters, with Runge to the west and Haldane to the west-northwest. The crater is entirely surrounded by the da ...

Tamm (crater)

Tamm is a shallow lunar impact crater. It is located to the west-northwest of the much larger and more prominent crater Chaplygin. Attached to the south-southwestern outer rim of Tamm is the smaller van den Bos. There is a gap in the southern rim ...

Tannerus (crater)

Tannerus is a small lunar impact crater that is located in the rugged southern highlands of the Moon. It lies within a couple of crater diameters of Asclepi to the northeast, and some distance due east of Jacobi. The rim of this crater is very cl ...

Taruntius (crater)

Taruntius is a lunar impact crater on the northwestern edge of Mare Fecunditatis. It was named after ancient Roman philosopher, mathematician and astrologer Lucius Tarutius Firmanus. To the northwest is the lava-flooded crater Lawrence, and to th ...

Taylor (crater)

Taylor is a lunar impact crater that is located to the south-southwest of Delambre. To the east is the smaller crater Alfraganus, and southeast of Taylor is Zollner. It was named in honour of British mathematician Brook Taylor. Worn outer rim Tay ...

Tebbutt (crater)

Tebbutt is a lunar impact crater that is located near the southwestern edge of Mare Crisium. It was named after Australian astronomer John Tebbutt. It was formerly designated Picard G before being named by the IAU, and lies south of the crater Pi ...

Teisserenc (crater)

Teisserenc is an eroded lunar impact crater on the Moons far side. It lies just to the east of the crater Sanford, and southwest of Charlier. To the east of Charlier lies Kovalevskaya. The outer rim of this crater has become eroded by subsequent ...

Tempel (crater)

Tempel is the remnant of a lunar impact crater whose outer rim has been eroded, indented, and reshaped by subsequent impacts and lava flows. It is attached to the eastern rim of the crater Agrippa, in an area that has been resurfaced by old lava ...

Ten Bruggencate (crater)

Ten Bruggencate is a lunar impact crater that lies on the far side of the Moon from the Earth, just to the east of the younger crater Lane. To the southeast of Ten Bruggencate is Chauvenet. This is a worn and eroded formation, with the satellite ...

Thales (crater)

Thales is a small crater located in the northeast part of the Moon, just to the west of the larger crater Strabo. To the southeast is the walled plain De La Rue. Thales has a sharp, circular rim that has received little erosion. The lunar surface ...

Theaetetus (crater)

Theaetetus is a lunar impact crater that is located to the southeast of the crater Cassini near the eastern edge of Mare Imbrium. It was named after the ancient Greek mathematician Theaetetus. It lies just to the west of the Montes Caucasus range ...

Thebit (crater)

Thebit is a lunar impact crater located on the southeast shore of Mare Nubium. To the north-northwest is the crater Arzachel, and Purbach lies to the south-southwest. To the southwest is the flooded remnants of Thebit P, which is actually larger ...

Theiler (crater)

Theiler is a tiny lunar impact crater on the eastern lunar limb, in the western Mare Marginis. To the southeast is the prominent walled plain Neper. Due to its location, Theiler is not always visible to observers on the Earth because of the effec ...

Theon Junior (crater)

Theon Junior is a lunar impact crater that is located just to the west-southwest of the crater Delambre. It forms a matching pair with Theon Senior, only a couple of crater diameters to the north-northwest. The crater is circular and bowl-shaped, ...

Theon Senior (crater)

Theon Senior is a lunar impact crater that is located to the northwest of the crater Delambre, and south of DArrest. It forms a matching pair with Theon Junior, about two crater diameters to the south-southeast. The satellite crater Theon Senior ...