Hogg (crater)

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Hogg
Hogg crater 5163 med.jpg
Oblique Lunar Orbiter 5 image, facing west
Coordinates 33°36′N 121°54′E / 33.6°N 121.9°E / 33.6; 121.9Coordinates: 33°36′N 121°54′E / 33.6°N 121.9°E / 33.6; 121.9
Diameter 38 km
Depth Unknown
Colongitude 239° at sunrise
Eponym Arthur R. Hogg
Frank S. Hogg
Oblique Apollo 16 mapping camera image

Hogg is a lunar crater on the Moon's far side. It lies less than a crater diameter to the south-southwest of the somewhat larger Kidinnu. This is an old, worn feature with an outer rim that has been eroded to the point where it just forms a rounded crest about the interior. Small craterlets lie along the southern and western rim. The interior has some slight clefts in the surface and a low, crater-like depression in the southern half.

Satellite craters[edit]

By convention these features are identified on lunar maps by placing the letter on the side of the crater midpoint that is closest to Hogg.

Hogg Latitude Longitude Diameter
E 34.1° N 124.9° E 21 km
K 31.1° N 123.5° E 19 km
P 32.5° N 121.4° E 26 km
T 33.9° N 119.0° E 27 km

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