Bok (lunar crater)

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Bok (lunar crater)
Bok crater 1038 med.jpg
Coordinates 20°12′S 171°36′W / 20.2°S 171.6°W / -20.2; -171.6Coordinates: 20°12′S 171°36′W / 20.2°S 171.6°W / -20.2; -171.6
Diameter 45 km
Depth Unknown
Colongitude 172° at sunrise
Eponym Priscilla F. Bok
Bart J. Bok

Bok is a lunar crater that is located on the far side of the Moon. To the southeast is the crater Sniadecki; to the north is McKellar, and further to the west is De Vries.

The rim of Bok is well-defined and is not significantly eroded. The inner walls slope gently down to the nearly level interior floor, which has a central peak near the midpoint. There is a slight inward bulge along the northwest wall.

Satellite craters[edit]

By convention these features are identified on lunar maps by placing the letter on the side of the crater midpoint that is closest to Bok.

Bok Latitude Longitude Diameter
C 19.1° S 170.2° W 27 km

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