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(formerly Drygalski Q)
Lat: 81.4°S, Long: 112.5°W, Diam: 156 km, Depth: km, Rükl: (farside)

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Clementine The floor of Ashbrook (center) is overlain by a massive flow from neighboring 149-km Drygalski (on the right). The shadowed 30-km diameter crater atop the pile of rubble is Drygalski P. The many craters, large and small, to the south of Ashbrook are not named.


LPOD Photo Gallery Lunar Orbiter Images


(LAC zone 144B1) USGS Digital Atlas PDF


Description: Wikipedia


Additional Information


LPOD Articles

Saturation and filling in.
Polar Triptych.
Limb Magic (probably the best terrestrial telescopic photograph of Asbrook!).


Alan M. MacRobert. Exploring the Moon's South Pole, Sky and Telescope, October, 1993, pages 66-67.

Joseph Ashbrook in the Sourcebook Project (William R. Corliss)

- In Tornados, Dark Days, Anomalous Precipitation, and related weather phenomena (1983) :

  • Darkness at Noon (Sky and Telescope, 1964) (the mystery of the dark days)

- In Mysterious Universe, a handbook of astronomical anomalies (1979) :

  • The Many Moons of Dr. Waltemath (Sky and Telescope, 1964)
  • W. H. Pickering and the Satellites of Jupiter (Sky and Telescope, 1963)
  • Barnard's "Unexplained Observation" (Sky and Telescope, 1956)
  • Christopher Scheiner's observations of an object near Jupiter (Sky and Telescope, 1971)