Kocher (crater)

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Coordinates 84°36′S 134°30′W / 84.6°S 134.5°W / -84.6; -134.5Coordinates: 84°36′S 134°30′W / 84.6°S 134.5°W / -84.6; -134.5
Diameter 21.7 km
Eponym Emil Theodor Kocher

Kocher is a lunar impact crater located on the lunar far side near the southern pole. The crater is located Southeast of the Ashbrook and Drygalski craters. Kocher was adopted and named after Swiss physician Emil Kocher by the IAU in 2009.[1]


  1. ^ USGS/IAU (Oct 18, 2010). "Kocher on Moon". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 

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