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Lat: 43.1°N, Long: 47.2°E, Diam: 42 km, Depth: 0.94 km,Rükl: 15

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LOIV 067 H2


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Description: Elger

(IAU Directions) OERSTED.--An oblong formation with very low walls, scarcely traceable on the S.W., except when near the terminator. There is a conspicuous crater on the N.E. side of the floor, and a curious square enclosure, with a crater on its E. border, abutting on the N.W. wall.

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Additional Information

Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
  • Westfall, 2000: 0.94 km


Hans Christian Ørsted (August 14, 1777 – March 9, 1851) was a Danish physicist and chemist, influenced by the thinking of Immanuel Kant. He is best known for discovering the relationship between electricity and magnetism known as electromagnetism.

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