Lat: 58.36°S, Long: 39.35°W, Diam: 35.85 km, Depth: 2.36 km, Rükl: 71
LO-IV-160H Weigel is in the center. 17-km Weigel A is on the rim at 4 o’clock, and 15-km Weigel H just below 9 o’clock The crater partially visible in the lower left, about the same size as Weigel itself, is Weigel B; and finally, the 7-km in the extreme upper left is Weigel F.
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(IAU Directions) WEIGEL.--A not very conspicuous ring-plain on the S. of Schiller, with a crater on its N.E. rim, and a larger ring adjoining it on the S.W. A prominent curved mountain arm from the W. wall of Schiller runs towards the N. side of this formation.
- IAU page: Weigel
- Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
- Westfall, 2000: 2.36 km
- Viscardy, 1985: 2.2 km
- Named for Erhard Weigel (1625-1699), a German mathematician. Weigel taught Jena University, and among his students were Eimmart and Leibnitz.
- According to Whitaker (p. 218), this name was introduced by Schröter.
- Hill, Harold. 1991. A Portfolio of Lunar Drawings., pages 125, 126, 127.
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