Lat: 21.4°N, Long: 37.5°W, Length: 311 km, Depth: km, Rükl: 19
LO-IV-138H The 14-km crater at bottom center is Brayley. A portion of Rima Brayley is faintly visible (click on the image to see a larger version) from upper right to lower left, passing just north and west of Brayley. The rille extends for a considerable additional distance in both directions. Because the IAU name is singular, it is probably not meant to include the much shorter rille by the hill on the right (once known as Brayley Alpha).
High Resolution scan of LO-IV-138-h3
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- Named after the nearby crater Brayley
- Number 105 in Debra Hurwitz's Atlas and Catalog of Sinuous Rilles.
- This rille was not named in the original IAU nomenclature of Named Lunar Formations (1935), nor is it depicted on the System of Lunar Craters maps. The present name was provisionally introduced on LTO-39C1 (November 1975), and "approved as assigned" in IAU Transactions XIXB (1985).
- The part of Rima Brayley just north of Brayley itself is depicted in APOLLO OVER THE MOON; A VIEW FROM ORBIT, Chapter 6: Sinuous Rimae (Part 2), Figure 198.