Clementine The 8-km diameter circular crater in the upper right is Petermann S. The 11-km one in the lower left is Petermann B. The bright arch along the lower margin is the north rim of the neighboring crater Cusanus.
- IAU page: Petermann
- Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
- Westfall, 2000: 3.33 km
- Cherrington, 1969: 3.68 km
- Measures on LRO QuickMap give depth range from about 1.8 to 3.5, ave about 43.0 km
- Remarkable flat mare-like region of Diameter 5 to 6 kilometers northeast of both Petermann A and Petermann Y. See: http://bit.ly/2Cf166g
- Named for August Heinrich Petermann (1822-1878), a German cartographer and geographer especially noted for his contributions to knowledge about the then poorly known regions of Africa and the Arctic. Petermann contributed a nomenclature map of the Moon to Thomas Milner's 1850 book (republished in 1853). One of Petermann's students was Ernst Debes, who published a more extensive lunar guide.
- According to Whitaker (p. 224), this name was introduced by Schmidt.
- Anon. 1885. The House of Perthes, Of Gotha. The Publishers Weekly, Volume 28. p. 602.
- Milner, Thomas, and A. Petermann. 1850. A descriptive atlas of astronomy and of physical and political geography: with descriptive letter-press. London: Orr. (see also the reproduction of the lunar map in the International Planetary Cartography Database)