Bombelli (crater)

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Bombelli
Bombelli crater AS15-M-1632.jpg
Apollo 15 image
Coordinates5°06′N 56°12′E / 5.1°N 56.2°E / 5.1; 56.2Coordinates: 5°06′N 56°12′E / 5.1°N 56.2°E / 5.1; 56.2
Diameter10 km
DepthUnknown
Colongitude304° at sunrise
EponymRaphael Bombelli

Bombelli is a small lunar impact crater that is located in the highlands to the north of the Sinus Successus. It was previously designated Apollonius T before being named by the IAU. The crater Apollonius is located to the east-southeast.

This is a roughly circular crater with a slight outward protrusion to the south-southwest. There is a small interior floor at the midpoint of the sloping interior walls, which is roughly one fourth the diameter of the crater.

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