Lat: 62.3°N, Long: 35.0°E, Diam: 39 km, Depth: 4.3 km, Rükl: 5
(IAU Directions) DEMOCRITUS.--A deep regular ring-plain, about 25 miles in diameter, with a bright central mountain and lofty terraced walls.
Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
- Westfall, 2000: 4.3 km
- Viscardy, 1985: 1.95 km
Democritus (ca. 460 BC - ca. 370 BC) was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher. Democritus was the first philosopher we know who realized that the celestial body we perceive as the Milky Way is formed from the light of distant stars.