Lat: 43.53°N, Long: 71.62°W, Diam: 22.57 km, Depth: 2.1 km, Rükl: 8
- IAU page: Harding
- Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
- Westfall, 2000: 2.1 km
- From the shadows in LO-IV-183H, Harding is at least 1800 m deep.
- Satellite crater Harding A is on the ALPO list of bright ray craters.
- TSI = 25, CPI = 20, FI = 20; MI =65 Smith and Sanchez, 1973
- Strange looking crater with "northeastern double rim" SSW of Harding (see: http://bit.ly/2w267sx ). A possible case of CC? (Concentric Craters). - DannyCaes Sep 17, 2017
- Named for Karl Ludwig Harding(1765-1834), a German astronomer. Harding began his career as an assistant to selenographer Johann Schröter, later working for Gauss and eventually publishing a catalog of 120,000 stars. He also discovered the third known asteroid, Juno.
- According to Whitaker (p. 219), this name was introduced by Mädler.