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Lat: 4.57°N, Long: 19.99°E, Diam: 15.05 km, Depth: 1.72 km, Rükl 35

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  • Northward orbital looks at Manners were made during the mission of Apollo 16. Fairchild-mapping/metric camera Magazine REV 27 shows several of them, such as AS16-M-0828, which shows Manners near the central part of the curved horizon.
    • Research: Danny Caes


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(IAU Directions) MANNERS.--A brilliant little ring-plain, 11 miles in diameter, on the S.W. side of the Mare Tranquillitatis. There appears to be no detail whatever in connection with its wall. It has a distinct central mountain. About three diameters distant on the S.E. there is a bright crater, omitted by Madler and Neison.



Additional Information

  • IAU page: Manners
  • Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
    • Arthur, 1974: 1.72 km
    • Westfall, 2000: 1.72 km
    • Viscardy, 1985: 1.7 km
    • Cherrington, 1969: 1.79 km
  • A thermal anomaly crater, implying a youthful age - Moore et al, 1980
  • The Clementine image reveals that Manners is a banded crater (something which is also seen on AS10-30-4450; an Apollo 10 Hasselblad made in 1969).- DannyCaes Apr 11, 2008 See also: Banded Craters
  • TSI = 15, CPI = 10, FI = 20; MI =45 Smith and Sanchez, 1973 (corrected by CAW)


  • Named for Russell Henry Manners (January 31, 1800 – May 9, 1870), a British Admiral and astronomer. He was elected to the Royal Astronomical Society in 1836, and became engaged in administrative duties within the society. He served as honorary secretary from 1848 until 1858. He also served intermittently as society president, and was elected to that position in 1868.

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Post number 921: NAC ANAGLYPH of Manners.


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