Lat: 61.3°N, Long: 121.2°W, Diam: 63 km, Depth: km, Rükl: (farside) Nectarian
- Named for Sir Frank Watson Dyson (1868-1939), a British astronomer. In addition to being Astronomer Royal (of England) from 1910 to 1933, Dyson was President of the IAU's Commission 17 (Lunar Nomenclature) at the time Named Lunar Formations was published (1935).
Excerpt from the USGS Digital Atlas of the Moon.
Sir Frank Watson Dyson in the Sourcebook Project (William R. Corliss)
- In Mysterious Universe, a handbook of astronomical anomalies (1979) :
- Page 674: The Einstein Shift - an unsettled problem (F.Schmeidler, Sky and Telescope, 1964).
Note: another Dyson (or perhaps the same?) is mentioned on page 633, in the article How Special is the Universe? (P.C.W.Davies, Nature, 1974).