Rima Conon

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Rima Conon

Lat: 18.6°N, Long: 2.0°E, Length: 30 km, Depth: km, Rükl: 22

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LO-IV-102H Rima Conon zig-zags across the middle of this image. It lies in the northern fringes of Sinus Fidei. The circular crater at the mid-point of the right margin is CononW. Conon itself lies about 90 km due north of Rima Conon.


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Rima Conon

Additional Information


  • Named after the nearby crater (Conon).
  • Number 98 in Debra Hurwitz's Atlas and Catalog of Sinuous Rilles.
  • This name was not part of the original IAU nomenclature. It was added in the System of Lunar Craters.
  • A curious system of odd-shaped rilles at approximately 18° North/ 2° East (south of Rima Conon) is called the Pi Symbol by the dedicated moon observer and photographer Stefan Lammel. Investigate his interesting photograph of this region.

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