Debus (crater)

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Debus
Coordinates 10°30′S 99°36′E / 10.5°S 99.6°E / -10.5; 99.6Coordinates: 10°30′S 99°36′E / 10.5°S 99.6°E / -10.5; 99.6
Diameter 20 km
Depth Unknown
Colongitude 261° at sunrise
Eponym Kurt H. Debus

Debus is a small lunar crater that is located on the far side of the Moon, past the eastern limb. It lies to the east-southeast of the crater Ganskiy, and just to the west of the huge walled plain Pasteur.

This is a circular crater with a bowl-shaped appearance. The rim is worn, and several tiny craterlets lie along the edge. The interior floor is relatively level and nearly featureless.

This crater was previously identified as Hansky H before being renamed by the IAU in honor of former Kennedy Space Center director Kurt H. Debus.

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