De Morgan (crater)

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De Morgan
De Morgan crater 4090 h1.jpg
Coordinates 3°18′N 14°54′E / 3.3°N 14.9°E / 3.3; 14.9Coordinates: 3°18′N 14°54′E / 3.3°N 14.9°E / 3.3; 14.9
Diameter 10 km
Depth 1.8 km
Colongitude 345° at sunrise
Eponym Augustus De Morgan

De Morgan is a small lunar impact crater that is located in the central region of the Moon, midway between the crater D'Arrest two crater diameters to the south (about 15 km), and Cayley 3/4 of the crater diameter (around 7 km) north. It is named after British logician Augustus De Morgan.

Its diameter is 10 km long and is 1,800 meters deep. Also, the area is around 80 km² and the perimeter is around 35 km.

This crater is circular and bowl-shaped, with a small interior floor at the midpoint between the conical, sloping inner wall.

Clementine image of De Morgan crater


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Other articles[edit]

  • Wood, Chuck (December 12, 2006). "How Deep is That Hole". Lunar Photo of the Day. Archived from the original on August 3, 2017.  - includes a couple of craters such as De Morgan (sometimes as de Morgan)