|Lat: 55.8°S, Long: 91.4°E, Diam: 79 km, Depth: 3.8 km, Rükl: (farside)|
LPOD Photo Gallery Lunar Orbiter Images Apollo Images
- Jeans as seen by a Hasselblad camera of Apollo 15, and captured on color film: AS15-96-13093. In this photograph, the location of Jeans is a wee tiny bit to the left of the frame's centre. See also the Hi-Res scan: AS15-96-13093 HR.
- The (more or less) Concentric Crater northeast of Jeans, which is included in C.A.Wood's list as item N°15, is noticeable on the Hi-Res scan of Lunar Orbiter 4's photograph LOIV-005-h3.
Research Apollo 15 and Lunar Orbiter IV photography: Danny Caes.
Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
- Westfall, 2000: 3.8 km
Concentric Crater northeast of Jeans.
- Sir James Hopwood Jeans; British mathematical physicist and popularizer of astronomy (1877-1946).
- Name given by Arthur and Whitaker in Rectified Lunar Atlas (1963) and approved by IAU in 1964 (Whitaker, 1999, p234).
Sir James Jeans in the Sourcebook Project (William R. Corliss)
- Page 548 in Mysterious Universe, a handbook of astronomical anomalies (1979) :
- A New Law of Satellite Distances (J.B.Penniston, Science, 1930).