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Lat: 25.5°S, Long: 134.6°E, Diam: 49 km, Depth: km, Rükl: (farside)

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left: Clementine . right: LROC Stark at center, covered by ejecta and craterlets from Tsiolkovskiy (upper left, out of frame)


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(LAC zone 102D1) LTO map


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Additional Information


  • Johannes; German physicist; Nobel laureate (1874-1957).
  • Stark V (or a crater nearby Stark V) is called Homer on LTO 102-D1. Who was Homer? See this Wikipedia-page.
  • Near (or at?) Stark V is another crater which is called Sappho on LTO 102-D1. Who was Sappho? See this Wikipedia-page.
  • Stark R (?) is called Vergil on LTO 102-D1. Who was Vergil? See this Wikipedia-page.

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  • There seems to have been a certain telescopic observer known as Stark. This person (Stark) was a key figure in the legend of the so-called intramercurial planet (which was called Vulcan by Le Verrier).
  • About Vulcan, see Chapter 2 (Vulcan: the lost intramercurial planet) in Mysterious Universe, a handbook of astronomical anomalies by William R. Corliss (The Sourcebook Project, 1979), and Wikipedia's Vulcan.