Stark

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Stark

Lat: 25.5°S, Long: 134.6°E, Diam: 49 km, Depth: km, Rükl: (farside)

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left: Clementine . right: LROC Stark at center, covered by ejecta and craterlets from Tsiolkovskiy (upper left, out of frame)

Images

LPOD Photo Gallery Lunar Orbiter Images Apollo Images

Maps

(LAC zone 102D1) LTO map

Description


Description: Wikipedia

Stark

Additional Information


Nomenclature

  • Johannes; German physicist; Nobel laureate (1874-1957).
  • Stark V (or a crater nearby Stark V) is called Homer on LTO 102-D1. Who was Homer? See this Wikipedia-page.
  • Near (or at?) Stark V is another crater which is called Sappho on LTO 102-D1. Who was Sappho? See this Wikipedia-page.
  • Stark R (?) is called Vergil on LTO 102-D1. Who was Vergil? See this Wikipedia-page.


LPOD Articles


Bibliography

  • There seems to have been a certain telescopic observer known as Stark. This person (Stark) was a key figure in the legend of the so-called intramercurial planet (which was called Vulcan by Le Verrier).
  • About Vulcan, see Chapter 2 (Vulcan: the lost intramercurial planet) in Mysterious Universe, a handbook of astronomical anomalies by William R. Corliss (The Sourcebook Project, 1979), and Wikipedia's Vulcan.