Tsu Chung-Chi

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Tsu Chung-Chi

Lat: 16.97°N, Long: 145.01°E, Diam: 32.83 km, Depth: km, Rükl: (farside)

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Left: LROC WAC image No. M130694156ME.


LPOD Photo Gallery Lunar Orbiter Images Apollo Images

  • Tsu Chung-Chi was also photographed during the mission of Apollo 13. It (the crater called Tsu Chung-Chi) is noticeable near the central part of the left margin of frame AS13-60-8647.
  • Research: Danny Caes


(LAC zone 48C3) USGS Digital Atlas PDF



Tsu Chung-Chi

Additional Information


  • Chinese mathematician (430-501).
  • Discovered in Lunik 3 imaging of farside and named in Atlas of the Far Side of the Moon and approved by the IAU in 1961 (Whitaker, p 232).

Lettered craters

Graphic LAC No. 48. Excerpt from the USGS Digital Atlas of the Moon.

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