Belopol'skiy (crater)

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Belopol'skiy crater WAC.jpg
LRO WAC image
Coordinates 17°12′S 128°06′W / 17.2°S 128.1°W / -17.2; -128.1Coordinates: 17°12′S 128°06′W / 17.2°S 128.1°W / -17.2; -128.1
Diameter 59 km
Depth Unknown
Colongitude 129° at sunrise
Eponym Aristarkh A. Belopolsky

Belopol'skiy is a lunar crater that is located on the far side of the Moon. It lies to the west of the crater Houzeau, and northeast of Strömgren. Just to the northwest of Belopol'skiy is the crater Ioffe.

The rim of Belopol'skiy is somewhat eroded, particularly at the southern end where several small craterlets have worn away the rim edge. There is a slight intrusion in the northwestern rim where the ground has been modified by neighbouring Ioffe. The crater interior is relatively level, and marked with several tiny craterlets.

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