Rükl 70

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Rükl Zone 70 - PHOCYLIDES

Neighboring maps on the Rükl Nearside Map:






Photographic Map

(This map is based on an Earth-based photograph that has been computer-corrected to zero libration. The vertical white lines indicate the left and right boundaries of the Rükl rectangle)
Background image source

Nearside Named Features

  • Dorsa Wargentin (an unofficial name from D.Caes for the system of wrinkle ridges on the floor of Wargentin).
  • Inghirami Cluster (an unofficial name from D.Caes for the cluster of high-albedo craters southwest of Inghirami, near the upper left corner of Chart 70).
  • Nasmyth
  • Nöggerath
  • Phocylides
  • Pilâtre
  • Pingré
  • Pingré-Hausen Basin (an unofficial name) (see also Chart 71).
  • Terra Caloris (Riccioli's discontinued name for the whole of Chart 70).
  • Terra Sterilitatis (Riccioli's discontinued name for the southwestern limb region).
  • Wargentin
  • Wargentin's quartet (a nickname from D.Caes for the quartet/cluster of craters B, D, E, and F, southwest of Wargentin).
  • Yakovkin

Farside Named Features

(The following features are not formally included in the present Rükl rectangle, but they are adjacent to it and their centers are less than 10° beyond the mean limb -- so they may be seen here in whole or in part with a favorable libration)

Lettered Crater Locations

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Full zone with lettered craters

external image Rukl_70_satellites.jpg

Lettered craters by quadrants

(the dashed white lines are the centerlines of the Rükl zones)
North West
North East

external image Rukl_70_satellites_NW.jpg

external image Rukl_70_satellites_NE.jpg

Additional Information