Murakami (aka Egnitis)(formerly Mariotte Y)
|Lat: 23.43°S, Long: 141°W, Diam: 44.52 km, Depth: km, Rükl: (farside)|
LROC image WAC No. M118416953ME. Calibrated by LROC_WAC_Previewer.
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Frame 31, made by ZOND 8, shows Murakami at about "1 o' clock" of the frame's central cross ("halfway" between the frame's upper margin and the central cross).
Research: Danny Caes
(LAC zone 106A3) USGS Digital Atlas PDF
- IAU page: Murakami
Harutaro; Japanese physicist, astronomer (1872-1947).
- According to Whitaker (p. 236), this replacement name for a formerly lettered crater was introduced in NASA RP-1097. It was approved by the IAU in 1991 (IAU Transactions XXIA).
- Mariotte Y (Murakami) was once known as Egnitis or Eginitis. This name was printed on the farside map made by Antonin Rukl, and also on the Hallwag map made by Hans Schwarzenbach.- DannyCaes Jun 20, 2010
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