Rimae Ritter

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Rimae Ritter

Lat: 3.0°N, Long: 18.0°E, Length: 100 km, Depth: km, Rükl: 35

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LO-V-083M Most of Rimae Ritter is visible running diagonally across the center of this Lunar Orbiter image. The bright 18-km crater in the lower left is Dionysius. At the top margin (center) is 3-km Ariadaeus F. Ritter is the 29-km crater partially visible in the extreme lower right corner. Above it, are three lettered craters named, like the rilles, after Ritter: C (14 km), B (14 km, elongated), and D (7 km).

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Description


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Rimae Ritter

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Nomenclature

  • Named after nearby crater. (Ritter)
  • The original IAU nomenclature of Blagg and Müller included five Roman-numeralled rilles named after Ritter. The modern name Rimae Ritter is probably meant to include most of these.
  • Nothing of it (the name Rimae Ritter) on chart 57 in the Times Atlas of the Moon.


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