Bergman - on the floor of Mendeleev
|Lat: 7.38°N, Long: 137.76°E, Diam: 22.51 km, Depth: 2.7 km, Rükl: (farside)|
Right: Color-coded LAC 66 from USGS Digital Atlas
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Although the name Bergman is not included in the LPI's search-list of orbital Apollo photographs, it was photographed during several missions of project Apollo!- DannyCaes Jan 10, 2010.
- Apollo 16's orbital ITEK-panoramic frame AS16-P-4780 shows Bergman and its curious floor (with part of Mendeleev's western "multiple" rim running through it) about "halfway" into the frame.
- Apollo 16's ITEK-frame AS16-P-4948 shows Bergman's illuminated western inner slopes (in this frame, Bergman is the "next" crater rightward of Moissan, which is depicted near the frame's left margin).
- Two of Apollo 16's orbital Hasselblad color-photographs show close-ups of Bergman: AS16-118-18986 and AS16-118-18987.
- Research: Danny Caes
Bergman lies on the north-western side floor of the 330 km-wide Mendeleev Basin of the Nectarian period (3.92 - 3.85 bn years ago). The crater seems to have formed upon landslide material from said basin, and its floor looks unrelatively leveled - showing signs of a peak or scarp-like feature. - JohnMoore2
Torbern Olof; Swedish chemist, mineralogist, astronomer (1735-1784).