Couder(formerly Maunder Z)
|Lat: 4.8°S, Long: 92.4°W, Diam: 21 km, Depth: km, Rükl: (farside)|
- From the shadows in the higher sun view of LO-IV-195H, the east rim of Couder rises slightly more than 4000 m above the floor. - Jim Mosher
- André Couder (November 27, 1897 - January 16, 1979) was a French astronomer. Couder was a telescope specialist who introduced several innovations in telescope design.
- According to Whitaker (p. 236), this replacement name for a formerly lettered crater was introduced in NASA RP-1097. The name was approved by the IAU in 1985 (IAU Transactions XIXB).
- On page 181 (LAC 90) of the Clementine Atlas (2004) the name Couder is not printed (this crater is still called Maunder Z).- DannyCaes Oct 16, 2011
Recent Debris Flow (high-albedo streaks on the western inner slopes of Couder)