|Lat: 26.3°N, Long: 89.3°E, Diam: 66 km, Depth: km, Rükl: 27|
left: LO-iv165-h3 . right: LROC . Lyapunov rests immediately west of dark floored crater Joliot
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- Aleksandr Mikhailovich Lyapunov(June 6, 1857 - November 3,1918 ) was a Russian mathematician and engineer. With his researches on celestial mechanics, he opened a new page in the history of global science, and showed the inaccuracy in the knowledge of several foreign scientists.
- Name (Liapunov) given by Arthur and Whitaker in Rectified Lunar Atlas (1963) and approved by IAU in 1964 (Whitaker, 1999, p234).