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(member of Davy Crater Chain)

Lat: 10.99°S, Long: 6.3°W, Diam: 1.79 km, Depth: km, Rükl: 43

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LO-IV-108H The IAU-approved names Susan, Osman, Priscilla, Alan, Delia and Harold designate components of Catena Davy that happen to be labeled on Topophotomap 77D1/S1. The extensions of the chain to the southwest and northeast were not plotted in such detail, and hence do not have IAU approved craterlet names.


LPOD Photo Gallery Lunar Orbiter Images Apollo Images (Catena Davy)


(LAC zone 77D1) LAC map Geologic map LM map LTO map Topophotomap


One of the rounded pits making up the Davy Crater Chain - see the latter for details.



Additional Information


  • Osman is a Turkish male name. It honors no person in particular.
  • According to NASA RP-1097, "Osman" is a Minor Feature whose name was originally intended only for use in connection with Topophotomap 77D1/S1(on which it is plotted).

LPOD Articles


Not related to the IAU's Osman, but... perhaps interesting to know:
- Tony Osman: Space History, 1983. (see page 440 in Don E. Wilhelms's TO A ROCKY MOON).

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