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(fomerly Herodotus D)

Lat: 27.0°N, Long: 55.1°W, Diam: 10 km, Depth: km, Rükl: 18

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- Raman (Herodotus D) was also captured on Apollo 15's panoramic ITEK-camera stereo frames AS15-P-10350 + 10355 (western part of Raman), and 10348 + 10353 (eastern part of Raman).
- Research: Danny Caes


(LAC zone 38B4) LAC map Geologic map LM map LTO map


Description: Wikipedia


Additional Information

  • From the shadows in LO-IV-157H, Raman is 750-900 m deep. - Jim Mosher


  • Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (November 7, 1888 - November 21, 1970) was an Indian physicist, who was awarded the 1930 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the scattering of light and for the discovery of the Raman effect, which is named after him.
  • This replacement name for a formerly lettered crater first appeared on LTO-38B4 (February 1974). Although the LTO says the new name was already approved by the IAU, it was actually approved "as assigned" in 1976 (IAU Transactions XVIB). - Jim Mosher

LPOD Articles


Is it the same C.V.Raman who's mentioned in M.G.J.Minnaert's De Natuurkunde van 't Vrije Veld, Deel 1; Licht en Kleur in het Landschap ?