Virchow - on the floor of Neper
(formerly Neper G)
Lat: 9.8°N, Long: 83.7°E, Diam: 16 km, Depth: 1.5 km, Rükl: 38
LPOD Photo Gallery Lunar Orbiter Images Apollo Images
- Apollo 10's Hasselblad photograph AS10-30-4410 shows Virchow just above the frame's centre.
- Apollo 17's orbital close ups of a totally sunlit Virchow : ITEK-panoramic frames AS17-P-2165 and 2170.
Research: Danny Caes
Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
- Westfall, 2000: 1.5 km
- From the shadows in LO-IV-165H, Virchow is 1600-1780 m deep. - Jim Mosher
Rudolph Ludwig Karl; German doctor, pathologist (1821-1902).
- This replacement name for a formerly lettered crater was introduced on LTO-63B4 (for which it served as the chart title). - Jim Mosher