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Lat: 22.5°S, Long: 168.9°W, Diam: 43 km, Depth: km, Rükl: (farside)

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left: Clementine . right: LROC Sniadecki at bottom center, Lacus Oblivionis at center, adjacent to Mohorovicic R (upper right)


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- AS17-162-24104 is one of the orbital photographs which was made with a NIKON camera (35 mm), this during the last Apollo mission in december 1972. It shows Sniadecki in the foreground, and the much larger crater Sniadecki Q immediately "behind" it (part of the shadow on its inner slopes show some photographic blemishes). Between Sniadecki Q and the curved lunar horizon is Orlov. Looking southwest. Compare this photograph with the LAC 104 and LAC 105 maps in the Clementine atlas. Research: Danny Caes
- Frame 49, made by ZOND 8, shows the pronounced crater Sniadecki immediately south ("right") of the somewhat flat dark region called Lacus Oblivionis (rightward of the frame's central cross). Research: Danny Caes


(LAC zone 105A4) USGS Digital Atlas PDF


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Jan Sniadecki (August 29, 1756 – November 9, 1830) was a Polish mathematician, philosopher and astronomer. Sniadecki published many works, including his observations on recently discovered planetoids.

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