Lat: 42.4°N, Long: 60.7°E, Diam: 60 km, Depth: 1.81 km, Rükl: 16
(IAU Directions) SCHUMACHER.--A large irregular ring-plain, 28 miles in diameter, associated with the N. wall of Messala, and having other smaller rings adjoining it on the W. and N. The interior seems to be devoid of detail.
Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
- Westfall, 2000: 1.81 km
Heinrich Christian Schumacher (September 3, 1780 – December 28, 1850), German astronomer. He was director of the Mannheim observatory from 1813 to 1815, and then became professor of astronomy in Copenhagen. He published Ephemerides (11 parts, 1822–1832) and the journal Astronomische Nachrichten (founded by himself in 1821 and still being published), of which he edited thirty-one volumes.