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Lat: 2.51°S, Long: 85.29°E, Diam: 12.36 km, Depth: 0.3 km, Rükl: 49

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Left: LROC image WAC No. M119292605ME. Talbot is at centre of image.
Midddle: LO-IV-009M This is an area that is poorly represented in any of the Lunar Orbiter images that are readily available on-line. The IAU-named features visible in this rectified version of a photo taken with the medium resolution camera are: Haldane, Talbot, Runge, and Warner.
Right: (Clementine Greyscale Basemap) Mercator projection dynamically created by USGS lunar Web Map Service.


LPOD Photo Gallery Lunar Orbiter Images Apollo Images
- In Apollo 16's orbital ITEK-panoramic frame AS16-P-4361, the location of Talbot is very near the centre of that frame (the crater with dark floor and bright rim).
- Frames AS16-P-5108 and 5113 show oblique southward looks at Talbot (captured near the left margins of both frames).
- Research: Danny Caes


(LAC zone 81B2) LTO map




Additional Information


William Henry Fox; British photographer, physicist, archaeologist (1800-1877).
  • This name appears on LTO-81B2. It does not appear to replace any previous IAU-approved designation. Although it appears in the cumulative list of approved names printed in IAU Transactions XVB, when and how it came to be approved is not entirely clear from the IAU record. - JimMosher

LPOD Articles


H.F.Talbot in the Sourcebook Project (William R. Corliss)

- In Rare Halos, Mirages, Anomalous Rainbows, and related electromagnetic phenomena (1984) :
  • GEL8-R2: Remarks upon an Optical Phenomenon, seen in Switzerland (H.F.Talbot, Philosophical Magazine, 1833). GEL8: Low-Sun Landscape Fluorescence.

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