Rükl 72

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Rükl Zone 72 - CLAVIUS

Neighboring maps on the Rükl Nearside Map:







Photographic Map

(This map is based on an Earth-based photograph that has been computer-corrected to zero libration. The vertical white lines indicate the left and right boundaries of the Rükl rectangle)
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Nearside Named Features

  • Arabia (regio) (J.Hewelcke's disallowed name for the south-southwestern limb area).
  • Bailly-Newton Basin (an unofficial name).
  • Blancanus (Van Langren's Ferdinandi Elect. Col., J.Hewelcke's Vallis Hajalon).
  • Bonestell (J.Westfall's unofficial name for Cabeus B, see also the section Additional Information at the lower part of Rukl's 73).
  • Casatus (Van Langren's Anselmi Elect. Mogunt.).
  • Chandrayaan-2's possible landingsite, east of Klaproth A, see: http://bit.ly/2FIm6jZ
  • Clavius (Van Langren's Maximiliani Duc. Bava., J.Hewelcke's Desertum Hevila).
  • According to Chart 107 in the Times Atlas of the Moon, a tiny hill on the floor of Clavius (west of Clavius D) seems to have been called Clavius Theta.
  • Desertum Raphidim (J.Hewelcke's disallowed name for the western part of Clavius).
  • Drygalski
  • Klaproth
  • Luna Incognita (an unofficial name, see also Chart 73).
  • Le Gentil
  • Longomontanus (Van Langren's Ioanni D. Sax., J.Hewelcke's Mons Annae).
  • Porter (C.Gaudibert's Draper).
  • Rutherfurd
  • Scheiner (J.Hewelcke's Vallis Hajalon).
  • Terra Fertilitatis (Riccioli's discontinued name for the whole of Chart 72).
  • Wilson

Farside Named Features

(The following features are not formally included in the present Rükl rectangle, but they are adjacent to it and their centers are less than 10° beyond the mean limb -- so they may be seen here in whole or in part with a favorable libration)

Lettered Crater Locations

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Full zone with lettered craters

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Lettered craters by quadrants

(the dashed white lines are the centerlines of the Rükl zones)
North West
North East

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South West
South East

Additional Information