Elmer (crater)

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Elmer
Elmer crater AS12-54-7986.jpg
Apollo 12 image
Coordinates10°06′S 84°06′E / 10.1°S 84.1°E / -10.1; 84.1Coordinates: 10°06′S 84°06′E / 10.1°S 84.1°E / -10.1; 84.1
Diameter16 km
DepthUnknown
Colongitude276° at sunrise
EponymCharles W. Elmer

Elmer is a small lunar impact crater that is located to the south of Mare Smythii, near the eastern limb of the Moon. This crater is seen at a highly oblique angle from Earth, and the visibility is affected by libration. Elmer lies southwest of the crater Kreiken, and east-southeast of the larger Dale. This is a circular, bowl-shaped crater with an interior floor that occupies about half the total diameter.

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