Glauber (crater)

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Glauber
Coordinates 11°30′N 142°36′E / 11.5°N 142.6°E / 11.5; 142.6Coordinates: 11°30′N 142°36′E / 11.5°N 142.6°E / 11.5; 142.6
Diameter 15 km
Depth Unknown
Colongitude 218° at sunrise
Eponym Johann R. Glauber

Glauber is a small lunar crater that is located just to the north of the large walled plain Mendeleev, on the Moon's far side. This crater lies just outside the irregular rim of Mendeleev, but well within the outer skirt of ejecta. It is a circular crater with a rim that has not been significantly eroded. The simple inner walls slope down to a small floor at the midpoint with a peak at the center. The diameter of the floor is only about one-third that of the crater.

References[edit]

  • Wood, Chuck (August 22, 2007). "Little Peaks". Lunar Photo of the Day. Retrieved 2007-08-22.