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Zeeman, and Zeeman Mons

Lat: 75.2°S, Long: 133.6°W, Diam: 190 km, Depth: km, Rükl: (farside)

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Southern crater Zeeman with the pronounced mountain Zeeman Mons (in this photograph, the mountain is located at "22:00 to 23:00" on the rim of Zeeman).


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Additional Information

  • Zeeman has a prominent peak on the NW which, according to the shadows in LO-V-21M, must rise at least 8,200 m above the floor. Similarly high elevation differences can be found in Amundsen, Scott, and Newton. - Jim Mosher


- Pieter Zeeman (May 25, 1865 – October 9, 1943) was a Dutch physicist who shared the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics with Hendrik Lorentz for his discovery of the Zeeman effect (the polarization of light emitted in the presence of a magnetic field).
- The pronounced valley on the western part of Zeeman's rim is unofficially called Vallis Zeeman by D.Caes.
- Zeeman, Mons (an informal name from the people of the LROC) (see article Mountains of the Moon: Zeeman, Mons) (post number 944).

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Mountains of the Moon: Zeeman, Mons