Lat: 10.1°S, Long: 84.1°E, Diam: 16 km, Depth: 2.35 km, Rükl: 49
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- Apollo 12's orbital Hasselblad-camera frame AS12-54-7987 shows the bowl-shaped crater Elmer near the frame's right margin.
- Apollo 15's panoramic ITEK-camera frames AS15-P-9735 and AS15-P-9740 show Elmer near the left margins of both frames.
- Research Apollo 12 and Apollo 15 photography: Danny Caes
Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
- Pike, 1976: 2.35 km
- Westfall, 2000: 3.13 km
Charles Wesley; American astronomer (1872-1954).
- This name appears on LTO-81C1. It does not appear to replace any previous IAU-approved designation. Although it appears in the cumulative list of approved names printed in IAU Transactions XVB, when and how it came to be approved is not entirely clear from the IAU record. - JimMosher
- According to LTO 81-C1, a crater south of Elmer is called Novalis. Who was Novalis? See this Wikipedia-page.
Excerpt from the USGS Digital Atlas of the Moon.