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Lat: 55.8°S, Long: 91.4°E, Diam: 79 km, Depth: 3.8 km, Rükl: (farside)

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left: Clementine . right: LROC . Jeans at center, satellites X, U, S and N at left border of image from top to bottom. Jeans lies at the southern central sector of Mare Australe .


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.


(LAC zone 129B4) USGS Digital Atlas PDF


Description: Wikipedia


Additional Information

Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
  • Westfall, 2000: 3.8 km

Concentric Crater northeast of Jeans.


LPOD Articles


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).