Mons Serao

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Mount Serao

(discontinued? IAU name)

Lat: 18°N, Long: 6°W, Diam: km, Height: km, Rükl: 21

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LO-IV-109H The discontinued(?) name Mt. Serao refered to the prominent ridge to the east of Mons Wolff. The 5-km impact crater at the northern tip of Mons Serao is Wallace C with 4-km Wallace D in the hills to its east.


LPOD Photo Gallery Lunar Orbiter Images Apollo Images
- Mons Serao captured by Apollo 17's orbital panoramic ITEK-camera: AS17-P-3038 and AS17-P-3040.
- Apollo 15's ITEK-camera frames AS15-P-10206 and AS15-P-10211 also show Mons Serao.
- Although invisible when illuminated by a high sun, the nearby bright crater Wallace C is a good landmark to detect the location of this mountain, especially during Full Moon.
- Wallace C was captured on Apollo 15's color Hasselblad frame AS15-93-12584.
- Research orbital Apollo 15 and Apollo 17 photography: Danny Caes


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Mons Wolff

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J.F.J.Schmidt's Mons Serao: MAPPING AND NAMING THE MOON by E.A.Whitaker (page 224, Appendix L).