Rükl Zone 16 - GAUSS
Neighboring maps on the Rükl Nearside 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
- Athinagoras (F.C.Lamech's disallowed name for Geminus A, southwest of Geminus itself).
- Berosus (Van Langren's Leototi).
- Burckhardt (Van Langren's Barreae, J.Hewelcke's Montes Riphaei).
- Geminus (Van Langren's Edelherii, J.Hewelcke's Montes Riphaei).
- Hahn (Van Langren's Grassi).
- Lacus Spei (formerly known as Mare Struve, and before that: Struve) (J.Hewelcke's Lacus Hyperboreus Inferior).
- Mare Incognito (a disallowed name from H.P.Wilkins for a so-called mare region beyond Gauss, only observable during favorable libration).
- Mare Trans Hahn (a disallowed name from J.H.Franz for a mare-like region beyond Hahn).
- Messala (the area at or near Messala was called Montes Amadoci by J.Hewelcke).
- Promontorium Archidaeum (W.R.Birt's disallowed name for a promontory-like formation between Berzelius and Geminus).
- Terra Sapientiae (Van Langren's disallowed name for the whole of Chart 16).
- Terra Vitae (Riccioli's discontinued name for the whole of Chart 16).
- Timoleon (discontinued IAU name).
It should be noted that in this northeastern limb region H.P.Wilkins introduced several disallowed names; Hallowes, Liddiard, Paluzie, Polit.
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:
Lettered craters by quadrants:
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