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Kao (of the pair Kao-Helmert in Mare Smythii)

Lat: 6.7°S, Long: 87.6°E, Diam: 34 km, Depth: km, Rükl: 49

external image normal_Kao-Helmert_AS17-M-2830_LTVT.JPGAS17-M-2830
Kao is the larger dark-floored crater at the top; overlain by the smaller Helmert at the bottom.


LPOD Photo Gallery Lunar Orbiter Images Apollo Images
- Apollo 10's oblique south looking photograph AS10-33-4891 shows the high-albedo bowl shaped craterlet Tucker immediately north (or slightly north-northeast) of Kao and west of Swasey.
- Research: Danny Caes


(LAC zone 81B3) LTO map


Description: Wikipedia


Additional Information


Ping-Tse; Taiwanese astronomer (1888-1970).
  • This name appears on LTO-81B3. It does not appear to replace any previous IAU-approved designation. It was approved in IAU Transactions XVIIIB (1982). - Jim Mosher
  • Perhaps it might be interesting to know something about the "godfather of broadband" and/or the "father of fiber optics": Charles K. Kao.- DannyCaes Mar 23, 2013

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