Mons Vinogradov

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Mons Vinogradov
Mons Vinogradov 4138 h3.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 1.4 km
Listing Lunar mountains
Coordinates 22°24′N 32°24′W / 22.4°N 32.4°W / 22.4; -32.4
Translation Aleksandr P. Vinogradov (Latin)
Location the Moon
Mons Vinogradov from Apollo 17

Mons Vinogradov is a rugged massif that is located on the lunar mare where Oceanus Procellarum to the southwest joins Mare Imbrium to the east. There are three primary peaks in this formation, which rise to altitudes of 1.0–1.4 km above the surface. To the east of this rise is the crater Euler, and to the southeast is an area of rugged ground that reaches the Montes Carpatus range. The Carpatus mountain range forms the southwest boundary of the Mare Imbrium.

The selenographic coordinate of Mons Vinogradov is 22.4 N, 32.4 W, and it has a maximum diameter of 25 km at the base. It was named after Aleksandr P. Vinogradov. This mountain was formerly named Euler Beta (β), or Mons Euler.

In the rugged ground just to the southeast of this mountain is a set of tiny craters that have been assigned names by the IAU. These are listed in the table below.

Crater Coordinates Diameter Name source
Akis 20°00′N 31°48′W / 20.0°N 31.8°W / 20.0; -31.8 2 km Greek feminine
Ango 20°30′N 32°18′W / 20.5°N 32.3°W / 20.5; -32.3 1 km African masculine
Jehan[1] 20°42′N 31°54′W / 20.7°N 31.9°W / 20.7; -31.9 5 km Turkish feminine
Natasha[2] 20°00′N 31°18′W / 20.0°N 31.3°W / 20.0; -31.3 12 km Russian feminine
Rosa 20°18′N 32°18′W / 20.3°N 32.3°W / 20.3; -32.3 1 km Spanish feminine
  1. ^ Previously designated Euler K.
  2. ^ Previously designated Euler P.

West of Natasha is a rille known as Rima Wan-Yu. South of the rim of Akis is Catena Pierre.

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