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Lat: 22.6°S, Long: 78.3°W, Diam: 49 km, Depth: 4.52 km, [/R%C3%BCkl%2050 Rükl: 50]

Table of Contents

[#Eichstadt Eichstadt]
[#Eichstadt-Images Images]
[#Eichstadt-Maps Maps]
[#Eichstadt-Description Description]
[#Eichstadt-Description: Elger Description: Elger]
[#Eichstadt-Description: Wikipedia Description: Wikipedia]
[#Eichstadt-Additional Information Additional Information]
[#Eichstadt-Nomenclature Nomenclature]
[#Eichstadt-LPOD Articles LPOD Articles]
[#Eichstadt-Bibliography Bibliography]
external image normal_Eichstadt_LO_4181_h1.jpgEichstadt.jpg
left: LOIV-181-h1 . right: LROC . [/Montes%20Cordillera Montes Cordillera ]are inmediately adjacent to Eichstadt west rim.


LPOD Photo Gallery Lunar Orbiter Images


([/LAC%20zone LAC zone] 91B4) USGS Digital Atlas PDF


Description: Elger

([/IAU%20Directions IAU Directions]) EICHSTADT.--A ring-plain, 32 miles in diameter, near the W. limb, S. of [/Rocca Rocca]. It is the largest and most southerly of three nearly circular enclosures, without central mountains or any other details of interest. On the E. lies a great walled-plain with a very irregular border, containing several ring-plains and craters, and a crater-rill. Schmidt has named this formation DARWIN.

Description: Wikipedia


Additional Information

  • Depth data from [/Kurt%20Fisher%20crater%20depths Kurt Fisher database]
    • Westfall, 2000: 4.52 km
  • [/Central%20peak%20composition Central peak composition]: A & GNTA1 ([/Tompkins%20%26%20Pieters%2C%201999 Tompkins & Pieters, 1999])


Lorentz Eichstadt (1596-1660) was a German mathematician and astronomer.

LPOD Articles

A Bump in the Day (an extraordinary photograph of Eichstadt and environs by Pete Lawrence, interesting to compare with page 151 of Harold Hill's A Portfolio of Lunar Drawings)(see below; Bibliography).- DannyCaes DannyCaes Oct 16, 2008


A Portfolio of Lunar Drawings (Harold Hill), page 151 (the Eichstadt sector of the Mare Orientale region).

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